Sounds~Write has had an immediate effect on raising the standards in reading and spelling at our school […] I can highly recommend the training, which is thorough and engaging and totally equips the participants to deliver the Sounds~Write programme effectively.

Monica Basham
serving Head Teacher at St Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Primary School
Bletchley, Milton Keynes

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Initial Code Books

For beginning readers YR onwards and catch-up

The titles below will enable children to practice the literacy skills they are learning and thereby gain fluency in reading, all while they enjoy the colourfully-illustrated stories.

We have twenty-four titles for the Initial Code. This series is written particularly to support phonic teaching and can be used by anyone teaching reading to children. Our books are printed on Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) accredited paper.

Starting at the top, the books are 8 pages long and are priced at £2.50 each (except for 'Tim's Pets' which is 16 pages long and £3.00) down as far as 'Is it magic?' and 'Lost' - these titles, and the ones below them, are 16 pages long and £3.00 each.

What is Sounds-Write

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