Parent Tutorial: Preparing to teach reading - Fred GamesFred is a little green frog that can only speak in sounds. Using Fred, we help children learn to blend sounds together to form words. Watch our newest parent tutorial to see a variety of 'Fred Games' that you can play with your child to support them while they're learning to read.
Parent Tutorial: The Phonics Screening CheckThe phonics screening check is a short, simple test taken by Year 1 children each June to assess their reading ability. Parents can watch our short video to find out what happens during the check and why it's useful.
Parent Tutorial: Storybook Activities - Speed SoundsMeet Malaika, aged 5, in the first of a series of films. She is practising reading sounds at speed in her storybook. Her mum, Tanya, helps by pointing to the sounds and praising her. Malaika may only be in Reception but she already knows ‘ay’ and ‘ee’.