Programme of Phoneme Awareness Training:-
- Foundation POPAT
- Listen, Choose and Transition
- Listen and Write- Listen and Write Sentences
- Listen, Sort and Spell
- A POPAT for the Visually Impaired is also in the process of being developed
POPAT engages learner’s listening attention; ensures focused listening and teaches the recognition of phonemes and their position within words. POPAT is also a Speech and Language resource that also promotes communication skills.
The order of learning process
- Symbolic understanding
- Sound pictures, CV & VC
- CVC, CCVC, CVCC
- R, j, y & ng & Vowels
- Transition of Letters
- High Frequency (Listen & Write, CLOZE)
- Long Vowel Phonemes
GreenfieldSchool has 2 POPAT trainers who have trained over 40 staff to use the programme and they also train externally throughout Wales in both Mainstream and Special Schools.
POPAT is a vital resource in the Literacy Curriculum. The success that POPAT is having with our learners is evident in the Reading Support Data.