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Stage 1      
Phonics and Spelling Handwriting Composition Grammar
1.1.a.1 Spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught 1.1.d.1Sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly 1.2.b.1Write sentences by: saying out loud what they are going to write about 1.3.a.1Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English Appendix 2 by: leaving spaces between words
1.1.a.2Spell common exception words 1.1.d.2 Begin to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place 1.2.b.2 Write sentences by: composing a sentence orally before writing it 1.3.a.2Develop their understanding of the concepts set out in English Appendix 2 by: joining words and joining clauses using and
1.1.a.3Spell the days of the week 1.1.d.3 Form capital letters 1.2.b.3Write sentences by: sequencing sentences to form short narratives  
1.1.a.4Naming the letters of the alphabet in order 1.1.d.4Form digits 0-9 1.2.b.4Write sentences by: re-reading what they have written to check that it makes sense 1.3.c.1Capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks to demarcate sentences 
1.1.a.5 Using letter names to distinguish between alternative spellings of the same sound 1.1.d.5Understand which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’ (i.e. letters that are formed in similar ways) and to practise these    
    1.2.c.1Discuss what they have written with the teacher or other pupils  
1.1.b.1 Add prefixes and suffixes using the spelling rule for adding -s or -es as the plural marker for nouns and the third person singular marker for verbs      
 1.1.b.2Add prefixes and suffixes using the prefix un–   1.2.d.1Read aloud their writing clearly enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher  
1.1.b.3Add prefixes and suffixes using -ing, -ed, -er and -est where no change is needed in the spelling of root words: e.g. helping, helped, helper, eating, quicker, quickest      
1.1.c.1Write from memory simple sentences dictated by the teacher that include words using the GPCs and common exception words taught so far