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Phonics Support Websites

Suggested phonics websites to support parents

There is a wonderful clip on YouTube that will assist you with the pronunciation of all phonemes (letter sounds).


Oxford Owl - ebooks

1) Follow this link 

2) Click ‘join us’, giving an email address and password.  You will then be sent a confirmation email

3) When you receive the email, click on the browser when indicated

4) Select ‘For Home’

5) Select ‘Reading’

6) Click on the red circle that reads ‘Our 250 free eBooks’

7) Select the age range/book types/series

Oxford Owl - Phonics made easy.


Dyslexia Advice

Dyslexia website providing information and practical help for parents of children with reading difficulties.


ICT games

A great selection of games that link well with games in Letters and Sounds.


Letters and Sounds 

A phase by phase guide to the phonics programme used in school.


Big Brown Bear 

To enable children to create their own words using ‘magnetic’ letters.


 Apps for tablets to support phonics

  • Phonics genius (free)
  • Mr Phonics Letters & Sounds (£1.49)
  • Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 (£3.99)
  • abc PocketPhonics (free) – This does not follow our handwriting scheme though
  • Ladybird: I’m ready for phonics (£2.99)
  • Hairy Letters (£2.99)