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St Gregory's Catholic Primary School Part of The Stella Maris Catholic Federation

Reading and Phonics

Phonics at St Gregory's 

At St Gregory's Catholic Primary School we follow 'FFT Success for All' as our phonics scheme.

FFT’s Success for All Phonics programme is a complete Systematic Synthetic Phonics (SSP) programme validated by the DfE.

The programme is designed for daily use from the beginning of Reception, enabling children to make a smooth transition from Reception to Key Stage 1. The daily lesson plans cover all the main Grapheme–Phoneme Correspondences (GPCs) and Common Exception Words (CEWs) to provide children with the phonic knowledge and skills required for success in the Year 1 Phonics Screening Check.


Progression is built in throughout the programme with an increase in the level of challenge in the skills taught at each phase: