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Essential Letters and Sounds

Essential Letters and Sounds (ELS)

Getting all children to read well, quickly

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Welcome to Essential Letters and Sounds. Developed for teachers by teachers from one of the Department for Education’s English Hubs, the Knowledge Schools Trust, this programme is designed to ensure that all children learn to read well and make speedy progress.

  • An affordable, easy-to-use, DfE validated phonics programme that gets all children reading quickly
  • Developed by an English Hub, the Knowledge Schools Trust
  • Helps schools deliver more effective teaching of phonics based on Letters and Sounds (2007)
  • Works with the decodable books you may already have in your classroom
  • A daily, same structure approach to teaching phonics that gives children and teachers consistency and security
  • Offers a full range of high quality teacher training available at all times, for all staff, delivered by the Knowledge Schools Trust 
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Essential Letters and Sounds (ELS)