Water Leys

Primary School

Speed Sounds

Speed Sounds

Everyday the children practise our speed sounds. These are sounds made up of 1, 2 or 3 letters. Recognising these sounds helps the children to find these sounds in the words that they are reading and they can then blend them to read the word accurately. Read Write Inc. break up the sounds into 3 sets. Children start Set 1 when they begin in EYFS and work through the sets. They are expected to know all of the sounds in Set 1, 2 and 3 by the end of Year 1. 


The videos below can be useful to help your child to learn their speed sounds and how to pronounce them correctly. 

Set 1 Speed Sounds

Set 2 Speed Sounds

Set 3 Speed Sounds