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Phonics Bug

Pearson

Engage your children and give them a firm foundation in phonics

Age Range
Early years5-77-11
Devices
PCMacTabletMobile
Environment
ClassroomHome
Membership type
BESA

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Encourage your young readers to develop their reading skills with beautiful artwork, humour, lovable characters, and books and topics they really want to read.

What is it?

It’s everything you need to teach synthetic phonics at Foundation and Key Stage 1, edited by Professor Rhona Johnston and Dr Joyce Watson.

The programme is based on a seven-year study in Clackmannanshire that’s proven systematic phonics to be the most effective way to teach children to read.

What’s in it?

Bug Club Phonics contains 134 fun, varied, 100% decodable books.

  • With 90 fiction and 44 non-fiction readers
  • Plenty of exciting stories to choose from, including the hugely popular CBeebies Alphablock characters
  • An online subscription that comes with a vibrant online reading world, whole class teaching software for the class, and more

How it works

Bug Club Phonics meets 100% of the DfE criteria for teaching systematic synthetic phonics and helps children succeed in their screening check to boot.

It brilliantly combines an online reading world with stunning eBooks or printed books, with:

  • Prepare and Assess online games
  • Word generator
  • Mock tests for the Year 1 screening check
Costs
£449 per annum
Trial Options
1 month

Get a 30 day free trial, and register for a free demo.

Teaching to turn reluctant readers into bookworms

Case Study

Phonics Bug decodable readers can engage even the most reluctant children.

We have been delighted with the success of using Phonics Bug.
Sue Feneron, Head of Early Years at Brookfield Infant School

Making phonics fun!

Case Study

Stimulating phonics sessions motivate children and make learning fun.

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