‘The school’s phonics programme matches or exceeds the expectations of the national curriculum and the early learning goals. The school has clear expectations of pupils’ phonics progress term-by-term, from Reception to Year 2.’ SIH p87: 293.
'The school's leadership team is confident that their chosen SSP programme will ensure success for all pupils, particularly the lowest 20% pupils. They adopt one systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) programme that they teach with fidelity, consistency and continuity from Reception to Y2.' English Hub Challenge Checklist 2020