Answered By: Sarah Purcell
Last Updated: Jul 05, 2021     Views: 49

If you are looking for information about the removal of the Letters and Sounds programme for the Department for Education's list of validated phonics programmes, you might find these links useful!

NB: the first reference is for a Government blog post, and the second is a webpage from the Department for Education. 

Media Officer (2021) 'The removal of Letters and Sounds 2007 from the Department's list of validated programmes - teachers' questions answered', The Education Hub, 17 May. Available at: https://educationhub.blog.gov.uk/2021/05/17/the-removal-of-letters-and-sounds-2007-from-the-departments-list-of-validated-phonics-programmes-teachers-questions-answered/ (Accessed: 5 July 2021). 

Department for Education (2021) Validation of systematic synthetic phonics programmes: supporting documentation. Available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/phonics-teaching-materials-core-criteria-and-self-assessment/validation-of-systematic-synthetic-phonics-programmes-supporting-documentation (Accessed: 5 July 2021).