Phonics

  • Phonics is recognising and knowing all the sounds that can be made by letters. There are 26 letters of the alphabet but 44 sounds.
  • 80% of people with dyslexia show signs of a phonological processing problem but what does a difficulty with phonology mean?
Hairy Reading
Hairy Reading
Nessy Reading and Spelling
Nessy Reading and Spelling
  • Learn the sounds and names of each letter with the Hairies. Play games to blend and read first words.
  • Learn the first 100 high frequency Tricky Words and help the Hairies jump to safety. Ages 5-7 years.
  • Learn another 100 high frequency Tricky Words with 12 brand new levels!
  • After learning letter sounds it's time for phonics. Learn consonant digraphs and floss doubles : sh, ch, th, ck, ff, ll, ss, zz, ng.
  • Learn more phonics with the Hairies! Introduces vowel digraphs. Learn 9 phonemes (sounds): ai, ay, ee, ea, ie, oa, oi, oy, oo. Ages 4-6 years.
  • The final Hairy Phonics app will help you learn vowel-r and magic 'e'. Learn 9 phonemes: ar, or, er, ir, ur, a-e, i-e, o-e, u-e. Ages 4-6 years.
  • Master syllable division with Chimp Fu. Karate chop your way to the top! Video learning strategies explain the rules of syllable division.
  • Did you know there are more than 40 different sounds (phonemes) in English? The Nessy Phonic Sound pack is a great way to learn them.
  • Free Nessy resources for learning at home; phonic sound cards, printable worksheets and games (floss, magic e, CVC, prefix and suffix), and more!
  • The Nessy approach introduces letter sounds in small groups. Use flash cards and games to learn a group of sounds.
  • Does your child know the essential reading skill of decoding? What is decoding and how is it different to encoding?
  • The Science of Reading is everything that is scientifically known about how children learn to read, and the most effective way for reading to be taught.