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The Phonics Programme: September 2017 to March 2019

  • The Phonics Programme is an Excalibur TSA £420,000 DfE SSIF programme, aimed at improving the mastery of Phonics in KS1 which ran until March 2019 and achieved a Green RAG rating from the DfE
  • The programme involved collaborative working with Nexus TSA, Pickwick Learning TSA, Swindon TS, Wiltshire LA, Bath spa University and Best Practice Network
  • The aim of the programme was to improve primary pupils’ mastery of basic phonic knowledge to develop speed and fluency so that children become confident, mature readers with a passion for reading
  • 52 schools in Wiltshire, Swindon, Bristol and South Gloucestershire benefited, developing a high level of expertise from their Phonics Champion Teachers and Phonics Champion TAs, all trained by the Phonics Programme


  • Access Free Phonics resources here: