Jolly Phonics

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Primary schools

N There are no qualifying studies on the effectiveness of Jolly Phonics in primary schools.

Secondary schools

Jolly Phonics is not designed for use with secondary students.

The fact that there are no qualifying studies about Jolly Phonics does not mean that the programme is not effective. It simply tells us that there is no evidence as to whether Jolly Phonics is effective or ineffective.