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Early Reading

Sounds-Write Phonics


Sounds-Write is a phonics programme which teaches children to read and spell words rom the beginning of reception.


Sounds-Write is validated by the Department for Education (DfE) in England as an effective systematic synthetic phonics programme (SSP).


The programme is broken into two main parts:

The Initial Code (taught from Reception)

The Extended Code (taught from Year 1 and into Year 2)

Sounds Write Parent Programme


You can sign up to the parent phonics programme for free to support your child in their early reading from home. 

Chudleigh Knighton order of teaching units for Sounds-Write

Sounds Write Workshop Slides