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Able readers damaged by phonics

Able readers damaged by phonics

The interests of able readers are being threatened by an insistence primary school pupils are taught to read using phonics, an academic has said.  The Department for Education wants English schools to use the reading system, which requires children to blend common sounds into words.  But Durham University researcher Andrew Davis says those already starting to read are likely to be put off.

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