Read, Write, Inc Phonics at Home

Ruth Miskin the founder of Read, Write, Inc has made all the phonic resources we use in school free for parents during this period of school  closures. These are great for children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2.

Introduction to how Read, Write, Inc home resources work


Daily Phonics Lessons

Click here for: Daily Phonics Lessons on YouTube

Ruth Miskin is streaming three, short Speed Sounds lessons for you to use with your child at home every weekday on the YouTube channel.

Each lesson is ten minutes long and available for 24 hours.

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds 9.30 am (BST) - for children in Nursery and Reception
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds 10.00 am - for children in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds and for children in Year 1
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds 10.30 am - for children in Year 1 and 2 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds


Click here for: the schedule of programmes


Daily Story and Poetry Time

From 20th April the YouTube channel will also have well-known stories and poems for children to listen daily.


Speed Sound Activity Sheets

The following website provides materials to practise reading and writing the sounds and words introduced in the daily videos as well as others your child will have been learning in school.

Click here for: Speed Sound Practice Sheets and other resources

At the top of the web page there are links for Set 1, Set 2 and Set 3 materials, as well as videos and resources to help parents.

Set 1: for children in Nursery and Reception

Set 2: for children in Reception that know Set 1 sounds and for children in Year 1

Set 3: for children in Year 1 and 2


Reading Books

Apply the sounds with a linked reading books. These are the books in the colour bands that your child brings home from school, as well as all the books we use in school phonic lessons. They are all now available free online.

Click here for: Free e-books linked to the phonic sounds

You will need to register for a free account to access these books. It is easy to do, just click on the link on the website above.