Primary pupils to be top of class

Primary schools in Lincolnshire are benefiting from new phonics products and training which is driving up their pupils’ standards of reading.

Lincolnshire County Council is one of only seven authorities which has promoted the best take up of the training on phonics package with more than one in three schools already signed up for products.

Phonics teaches children how to recognise the sounds that each individual letter makes. It identifies the sounds that different combinations of letters.