No-Prep Phonics Lessons

Our click-and-go Phonics Lessons make preparing for and teaching the sounds, blending, segmenting and tricky words effortless. The lessons are jam-packed with 3,500 decodable words, 1,000 nonsense words and 2,000 decodable sentences – all differentiated to easily support or challenge your students at every step.

We can’t deliver your lesson for you, but with our Phonics Lessons you’ll quickly see your phonics teaching go from good to great!

The Phonics Lessons make my day so much easier!”

Heather Porter-Kay, Holy Sprint Infants, Australia

Whether you are teaching in person or online, we’ve got everything covered for your phonics lessons:


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Teaching the Sounds

You want your students to achieve letter-sound mastery, producing the sound as quickly as they can tell you their own name. Our no-prep Phonics Lessons deliver every step of learning the sounds, from the introduction of the sounds and their representing letters to at-their-fingertips mastery with our 5-step process.

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Step 1 – Get It Right

Use videos to demonstrate the correct pronunciation of the 44 sounds of English.

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Step 2 – Tune in

Talk about the sounds in the context of real words (for example: “Is the ‘sh’ of shed in the
1st, 2nd or 3rd position? Let’s talk about where we normally find the ‘sh’ letters in a word.”).

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Step 3 – Recognise

Identify the letter(s) associated with the sound.

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Step 4 – Speed Read

Improve accuracy and the speed with which your class recall the sounds using fluency drills.

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Step 5 – Play Phonics Hero Games

Practise the sounds with the Phonics Hero interactive games.

Teaching Blending

With a library of over 3,500 words and 2,000 sentences, you’ll never get stuck thinking of the best words for your lesson. Your phonics lesson is structured for you; we break the words into sounds and provide pictures to grow vocabulary and aid comprehension. Next, speed reading activities help your class become fluent readers who can then make the leap to sentences.

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Step 1 – Blending

Your class practise blending single words with phonics and picture support.

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Step 2 – Speed Read

Improve reading fluency with quick-fire reading practice.

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Step 3 – Nonsense Word Reading

Practise decoding with non-words like ‘fep’ or ‘hup’.

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Step 4 – Play Phonics Hero Games

More whole-class practise with the Phonics Hero interactive games.

Teaching Segmenting

Once children have become confident with blending, it’s time to reverse the process and spell words with the target sounds. Our structured no-prep Phonics Lessons help you guide children through learning to spell with phonics:

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Step 1 – Segmenting

Your class practises segmenting words using our 5-step process; say the word, stretch it, count the sounds, represent the sounds and check it looks right!

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Step 2 – Word Sorts

Using our digital word sorts, children practise identifying the correct spelling choice for a phoneme, e.g. ‘oi’ vs ‘oy’.

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Step 3 – Play Phonics Hero Games

More whole-class practise with the Phonics Hero interactive games.


Teaching Tricky Words

Tricky words are harder to learn and harder to teach. You can launch a phonics lesson specifically taking children through the reading and spelling process for the tricky words, and of course, differentiate the content.

screenshots of the phonics showing the reading option for the tricky word 'the' on a light blue background


Applying Learning With Sentences

For either decodable or tricky words, across both reading and spelling, teachers can build on children’s learning by switching to sentences. In addition, our ‘word support’ guides your class if they get stuck on reading or spelling a particular word.

SS - sentence - word support Reading a sentence and then activating the word support.

Differentiate Your Lesson at Every Step

Differentiation is at the heart of our Phonics Lessons, ensuring that all your class is engaged – challenging some and supporting others. With the click of a button, you can quickly switch between core and harder extension words and sentences.

SS - Read - Core A ‘Core’ /ai/ word in Reading.

SS - Read - Extend An ‘Extension’ /ai/ word in Reading.


A Year of Interactive Phonics Lessons for Only:

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You can purchase access to our no-prep Phonics Lessons for one year from within your Teacher Account.


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