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Phonics: Choice, quality and expertise

Whatever your school’s phonics needs, we have the solution

We’re committed to ensuring every child learns to read, so each of our DfE validated systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) teaching programmes offers a different approach that you can use with confidence. Read Write Inc. Phonics, Essential Letters and Sounds and Floppy’s Phonics Teaching Programme, all offer high-quality classroom resources, decodable phonics books and professional development.

Many of our phonics books closely align to Letters and Sounds (2007) to support reading and build confidence. You can browse the books we have available on our phonics reading books page.

Phonics Switch

Switch your phonics programme for under £600* before 31st March 23

Is the current programme you're using not working for you and your children? Speak to our friendly, expert team about the discounts available on Read Write Inc, Essential Letters and Sounds and Floppy's Phonics and switch to a new programme today.

*Discount for ELS only, speak to your Educational Consultant for other available discounts

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Talk to us about phonics

Our friendly, expert team of consultants are available to help you choose the right phonics programme for your children and your school. If your current phonics programme is not delivering what you had hoped, we can also guide you through the switching process. Simply get in touch and we’ll go from there.

Essential Letters and Sounds. DfE validated.

Essential Letters and Sounds

Developed by teachers from one of the DfE’s English Hubs, the Knowledge Schools Trust, Essential Letters and Sounds is an affordable, easy-to-use programme that gets all children reading well, quickly. The programme helps deliver more effective teaching of phonics based on Letters and Sounds (2007) and works with decodable books you may already have.

Read Write Inc. Phonics. DfE validated.

Read Write Inc. Phonics

Used in over 8,000 schools across the UK, Read Write Inc. Phonics is a high-impact phonics programme that transforms reading and writing for every child. This whole-school approach, developed by renowned phonics expert, Ruth Miskin, provides comprehension, handwriting, spelling and composition. Extensive, personalised training delivers long term success for your school.

Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme. DfE validated.

Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme

Featuring the much-loved recurring characters of Biff, Chip and Kipper, Floppy’s Phonics Teaching Programme is a step-by-step and flexible approach that engages children in reading from the outset. Developed by highly respected phonics expert, Debbie Hepplewhite, the programme contains built-in consolidation and revision to ensure every child succeeds.


Browse phonics reading books

See our wide range of high-quality decodable phonics reading books carefully matched to your phonics programme.

Phonics intervention programmes

Project X CODE

Project X CODE

Proven phonics intervention for Years 2–4 that combines phonics development with an exciting adventure series.

RWI. Fresh Start

Read Write Inc. Fresh Start

Gives struggling pupils aged 9–13 years a fresh start in reading.

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