Whitehill Street West, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 1PB

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Whitehill Primary School

Together we Shine Academically, Personally & Socially

Set 3

When they are very confident with all of set 1 and 2 they are taught Set 3 Sounds.



Set 3 Speed Sound cards



a-e: make a cake

ai: snail in the rain



ea: cup of tea

e: he me we she be



i-e: nice smile



o-e: phone home

ao: goat in a boat



u-e: huge brute

ew: chew the stew











aw: yawn at dawn




are: share and care




ur: nurse for a purse

er: a better letter



ow: brown cow




oi: spoil the boy




ire: fire fire!




ear: hear with your ear




ure: sure it’s pure?



Nonsense words (Alien words)          

As well as learning to read and blend real words children will have plenty of opportunities to apply their sound recognition skills on reading ‘Nonsense words’. These words will also feature heavily in the Year One Phonics Screening check in the summer term. Click here for further information on the Screening check.