The purpose of this phase is to:
- Teach more graphemes; the remaining letters of the alphabet and some sounds of which are made up of two or three letters, known as digraphs and trigraphs. E.g. ‘ee’ as in bee
- Practise blending and segmenting a wider range of CVC words.
- Read more tricky words and begin to spell them.
- To read familiar words on sight, rather than decoding them.