Worksheets and resources to support teaching and learning about silent letters in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.



Silent Letters

Silent letters are letters which appear in words without affecting any of its phonemes. This page contains free worksheets, online activities and other educational resources to help with silent letters.

Silent Letters Worksheets and Resources
Resource Name Type Resource Name Type
NLS Silent Letters Resource Sheet DFES Silent Letters Practice Sheet PDF
Mixed Silent Letter Cards PDF    

Silent Letters Links

BBC Skillswise: Silent Letters  -  A factsheet, game quiz and photocopiable activity from the BBC.

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Developing Literacy: Word Level (Reception)

Authors:  Ray Barker, Christine Moorcroft (Illustrator)

Synopsis:  A set of photocopiable activities designed to help children achieve the word level learning objectives in the National Literacy Strategy. Includes teachers' notes.

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 Last updated:  30th September 2006


First School Years - Silent Letters