Give Your Child the Phonics Advantage!

Why smart parents & leading schools use Phonics Hero:

  • It’s step-by-step, building from sounds to single words and then sentences, with children making daily leaps toward conquering reading and spelling.
  • Confidence in reading and spelling soars.
  • Children love it: frustration-free learning with engaging games and a cool storyline!
  • 3 years of content will take your child from sounding out their first word to the limitless world of independent reading.
 

Parent Approved:

 

97.5%

Saw an improvement in
their child’s reading  
 

88%

Saw an improvement in
their child’s spelling  
*Based on a survey of 115 parent users conducted in October 2017.

Industry Recognised:

Bett 2019 Finalist
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Bett 2019 Finalist
 

How We Teach Your Child to Read and Spell

 

Join our superhero gang!

Your child joins our superhero, Zak, on a mission to rescue his friends from Dr. Lazy Bones. To save each hero, they’ll play lively and varied synthetic phonics games; catching flying spaceships, feeding hungry tigers, dressing pooches and more!

3 years of learning – anywhere

26 levels systematically teach your child to read and spell. With unlimited play, your child can play at home or school on a computer, iPad or Android tablet.

Monitor progress

In-depth reporting will track your child’s achievements and enable you to give the extra support that makes all the difference.

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Try Some of Our Reading and Spelling Phonics Games

step1Step 1 – Knowing the sounds
step 1 - learn the sounds with Phonics Hero

Your child learns a group of sounds and matches the sound with a letter.

step 2 - reading with Phonics HeroStep 2 – Reading words with these sounds

Your child learns to blend (or glue) these sounds together to read words.

step 3- spelling with Phonics HeroStep 3 – Spelling words with these sounds

Next your child is taught to listen for the sounds in a word and to identify the letter associated with it – spelling!

step 4- reading tricky words with Phonics HeroStep 4 – Reading camera/tricky words

Tricky words, such as ‘the’ and ‘was’ are harder to read, but are essential because they occur so often in children’s books and writing.

step 5 - spelling tricky words with Phonics HeroStep 5 – Spell camera/tricky words

Next, your child learns to spell these tricky words so they can move onto writing sentences.

step6Step 6 – Sentence reading

We put all these skills together to read sentences and stories; growing your child’s confidence for a love of reading!

What Parents Are Saying About Phonics Hero:

  • We homeschool and have done so 5 terms, I cannot recommend phonics hero enough, you can see where your child is at. The games are great and you can also print off work booklets for each level. We have outgrown... read more

    Shaynee L. Avatar
    Shaynee L.
    07 Oct 2021

    Thea came on leaps and bounds with it and was really excited when I suggested we get it again. We often played it together and she enjoyed pointing out when I missed something. Whoever designed it is an absolute genius.

    Angela Avatar
    Angela
    25 Aug 2021

    Phonics Hero was pivotal in helping my 4 year old learn to blend his words and develop confidence and eventually a love of reading, writing and spelling. When he returned to school after the first lock down he skipped 4... read more

    Shibhan Avatar
    Shibhan
    29 Jul 2021
  • My partner recently has started doing Phonics Hero with our four-year-old son, and he basically thinks it is brilliant every parent should give it a go!

    This doesn’t happen often but I agree as well our son has come along...
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    Elizabeth Avatar
    Elizabeth
    18 Jan 2021

    What a super 'game' this is! My 4 year old has loved playing this for a good seven months and still loves it ... he can blend words and recognise sight words all thanks to Phonics Hero! Plus - the... read more

    Patricia Avatar
    Patricia
    02 Nov 2020

    Fun games to learn phonics.

    Denise Avatar
    Denise
    19 Aug 2020
  • The app and website are brilliant. It doesn't matter what you log in on you are at the same point you left it. Games are short, but not too short. It's very engaging, there's 6 steps to each level. Each... read more

    Emma Hill Avatar
    Emma H.
    27 May 2020

    It is fun and a great structure. My 5 year old wants to keep playing as the games are short enough but engaging enough.

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    Emma H.
    25 May 2020

    positive review Wow ... this is an amazing app!!! My 5 1/2 year old is in reception so thought due to home schooling being tricky I would try it out, I'm so glad I did she took the "test" first and... read more

    Lyndsey Houghton Avatar
    Lyndsey H.
    05 May 2020

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Give Your Child the Phonics Advantage!