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Phonics Lessons and Resources

DfE validated, multi-sensory synthetic phonics programme

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Phonics Lessons and Resources

DfE validated, multi-sensory synthetic phonics programme

Everything You Need to Teach Phonics

Espresso Phonics is a DfE validated, time-saving, activity-based phonics programme that follows the Letters and Sounds progression. With proven results, our active phonics lessons will engage children with learning to help them make rapid progress in reading. With no complicated training, mantras or characters to learn, and an easy to navigate website, you can get started straight away.

Everything You Need to Teach Phonics

Espresso Phonics is a DfE validated, time-saving, activity-based phonics programme that follows the Letters and Sounds progression. With proven results, our active phonics lessons will engage children with learning to help them make rapid progress in reading. With no complicated training, mantras or characters to learn, and an easy to navigate website, you can get started straight away.

Why Espresso Phonics?

Created by Teachers

Espresso’s phonics resources are designed and created by former teachers and education experts – you can rest assured that your pupils are in good hands!

Blend with Confidence

Aligned with the Letters and Sounds framework, Espresso’s daily sessions follow a set routine of review, teach, practise and apply to ensure fidelity and structure.

Interactive Phonics Games

Group tasks, whiteboard activities, class quizzes – whether it’s online or printable resources that you’re looking for, Espresso has something to suit all classrooms.

Digital and Non-Digital Resources

With a mix of online videos, digital activities and printable resources, you’re sure to find something that works for you and your class.

Want to See Our Phonics Resources in Action?

Our free trials are a great way to see what Espresso has to offer you and your pupils. Complete the 90-second form to receive your Espresso logins! 

Phonics Screening Check

Espresso prepares your pupils for the phonics screening check. Use videos to support in-class teaching or assign activities at the click of a button for interventions and to consolidate knowledge at home.

Lesson Plans

The lesson plans have been specifically designed to be simple, and “pick up and go”, without too much advance preparation. Lessons can either be accessed online via the platform, or downloaded as a weekly plan.

Accompanying Phonics Activities

We know practice makes perfect! Children practice blending letter sounds to read words and matching pictures to words, deepening their understanding. These could be whole-class activities or used in interventions – learning doesn’t feel like learning with Espresso.

Tackle Tricky Words 

Help your pupils feel confident reading and identifying nonsense words. You’ll find videos covering tricky words across each phase, as well as supporting activities to practice blending, spelling and reading high-frequency words.

Phonics Screening Check

Espresso prepares your pupils for the phonics screening check. Use videos to support in-class teaching or assign activities at the click of a button for interventions and to consolidate knowledge at home.

Lesson Plans

The lesson plans have been specifically designed to be simple, and “pick up and go”, without too much advance preparation. Lessons can either be accessed online via the platform, or downloaded as a weekly plan.

Accompanying Phonics Activities

We know practice makes perfect! Children practice blending letter sounds to read words and matching pictures to words, deepening their understanding. These could be whole-class activities or used in interventions – learning doesn’t feel like learning with Espresso.

Tackle Tricky Words

Help your pupils feel confident reading and identifying nonsense words. You’ll find videos covering tricky words across each phase, as well as supporting activities to practice blending, spelling and reading high-frequency words.

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Having phonics videos and activities together in one place is so useful for me because it saves planning timeI simply add a video and quiz to my PowerPoint and I’m ready to go!”

Haneen Al Jaaf, English and Reading Coordinator, The King Fahad Academy

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