A one stop phonics website!

With everything you need to make phonics both fun & effective.

A one stop phonics website!

With everything you need to make phonics both fun & effective.

Looking for the right DfE Validated SSP Programme
for your school?

/Lesley Clarke's Letters and Sounds a DfE Validated SSP Programme

Take a look at this programme which very closely follows 2007 Letters and Sounds
and provides everything you need to teach it effectively.

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Training, teaching resources and guidance for parents/carers

Whether you are a teacher, TA, student teacher or parent, you will find plenty of invaluable information on this site.
Click the section below that best describes what you are looking for.

/Training and In School Support
Feel confident that you and the practitioners you work with have the knowledge and skills to teach phonics effectively and ensure the children make good progress in reading and writing.
/Teaching Resources
Save time by using ready made, effective phonics plans and creative resources that children will enjoy.
Phonics for Parents/Carers
Find out how best to support your child to develop his/her phonics skills and become a better reader and writer.

Learn more about synthetic phonics

Find the answers to questions you have about synthetic phonics.

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Register to unlock the silver treasure chest, which will give you 2 weeks’ access to all the resources marked with a silver treasure chest icon. These resources are a small sample of the materials in the gold treasure chest.

NB: These resources are primarily designed for schools using LaS 2007. Those using Lesley Clarke's Letters and Sounds validated SSP programme should only use the resources for adult initiated activities (to use outside your phonics lessons) in this section of the site, as everything else you will need is provided for you as part of the programme.

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About Lesley

I am a literacy consultant (specialising in the teaching of phonics and guided reading). I have been a class teacher for over 25 years (only leaving the classroom at the beginning of 2020) and was also the phonics lecturer on the PGCE course at Brunel University for several years. These roles have combined to give me a wonderful insight into what does and doesn’t work in developing children’s phonic knowledge and skills, as well as the support and resources practitioners, student teachers and parents are looking for.

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