Jolly Phonics is a high-quality, evidence based systematic synthetic phonics program.
Teachers and students love that the program is multisensory which makes learning fun.
Jolly Grammar is an all-rounded program that involves the systematic teaching of spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary for grades 1-6.
Jolly Education and Training has many training options available including whole school training, classroom demonstrations and staff meetings.
We also run many workshops throughout the year across Australia.
Jolly Phonics is taught via explicit and direct instruction as part of the approach to teaching reading skills. Jolly Phonics incorporates actions, jingles and stories for each of the 42 sounds which makes learning fun for both the child and teacher. Jolly Phonics teaches children the five essential skills needed for reading and writing. These skills are:
-Learning the letter sounds
-Learning letter formation
-Identifying sounds in words
Jolly Phonics has been scientifically researched. The research shows that children taught using a synthetic phonics program perform at a higher level in reading and writing than those who are taught using a whole language approach. Below are links to the most popular research.
Jolly Grammar is an all-rounded program that involves the systematic teaching of spelling, grammar, punctuation and vocabulary.
Jolly Grammar can complement the science of reading principles by enhancing vocabulary, grammar knowledge, and writing skills through explicit and direct instruction.
Jolly Grammar enables children to develop accuracy in spelling and writing through the use of colours and actions.
The Jolly Grammar program explores:
-Parts of speech
-The tenses: past, present and future.
Jolly Grammar currently provides a grade 1-6 scope and sequence to teaching spelling and grammar.