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Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme

Rigorous synthetic phonics teaching for reading success

A step-by-step and flexible DfE validated phonics programme that engages children in reading from the outset. Developed by highly respected phonics expert Debbie Hepplewhite MBE, is perfect for schools who want high-quality phonics teaching resources and professional development in a range of online formats, for full confidence in teaching phonics.

  • A systematic and structured approach with built-in consolidation and revision to ensure every child succeeds
  • Features the much-loved recurring characters of Biff, Chip and Kipper to engage children from the outset
  • Professional Development is available to support the successful implementation of the programme
  • Closely-matched, Floppy's Phonics Decoding Practice offers targeted reading practice at each stage of teaching
  • Decodable reading practice throughout teaching resources and aligned decodable readers from Floppy’s Phonics Fiction and Traditional Tales.

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Professional Development

For more information on high-quality PD, in a range of online formats, for full confidence in teaching phonics

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Interactive Teaching Sequence

Open the Teaching Sequence to see how these well-structured, carefully paced lessons follow a teaching sequence ensuring consistency in your phonics provision.

Training Demonstrations

Available through the Online Subscription, view this example of a Training Demonstration to support the implementation in your school

Curriculum Chart

Floppy’s Phonics Teaching Progression

This chart explains the systematic way Floppy's Phonics builds reading progress through each Level of the programme, matching books to each Level and showing alignment to the Letters and Sounds 2007 phases

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Case study

Case Study on Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme

Read how Hartford Manor Primary School have been using Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme during school closure

Case study

Review on Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme

Read why Lord Scudamore Academy have been using Floppy's Phonics Teaching Programme for over a decade.


Browse phonics reading books

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

Debbie Hepplewhite on synthetic phonics | Blogs

How to keep everyone on track with phonics (Video)

Debbie Hepplewhite introduces herself and describes why she became so passionate about  synthetic phonics teaching.

2 min 9 seconds

Positive Partnerships with Parents (Video)

Debbie Hepplewhite shares her top tips for working with parents to involve them in teaching reading, spelling and writing.

2 min 54 seconds


Blogs from Oxford

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Review | June 2020

  • “After using the programme for a short time I could see that the children in my support school were making excellent progress, especially the lowest 20%.”

    Katreena Heywood, Early Years Lead, Hartford Manor Primary School and Nursery, Cheshire

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Selected titles from this series are available as part of our eBook library subscriptions, perfect for use in the classroom or to share books with children to read at home.