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Welcome to Supersonic Phonic Friends created by Phonics’ expert Anna Lucas and beautifully designed by artist Fiona Cameron. This programme is a fully systematic, synthetic phonic approach ranging from the simple to the complex spellings of the alphabetic code. Supported by their Supersonic Phonic friends, this approach will ensure children develop confidence and apply each skill to their own reading and writing.

The benefits

 

Absolute Consistency

Absolute Consistency

Supersonic Phonic Friends will ensure you have absolute consistency across the teaching of phonic phases across EYFS and KS1 for teachers and children.

Active engagement

Active engagement

Active engagement at all times ensuring every session is maximised, making every minute count. Fun and physical indoor and outdoors and so much more…

DFE’s 16 Essential Criteria

DFE’s 16 Essential Criteria

Supersonic Phonic Friends fully meets the DFE’s 16 Essential Core Criteria and so much more. It will ensure commitment, consistent, creative quality first teaching of phonics at your school across all key stages.

New life & joy into phonics

New life & joy into phonics

Supersonic Phonic Friends will inject new life into phonics. Exciting, engaging and brain friendly phonics made simple and easy for teachers and children.

Phonics at home

Phonics at home

Supersonic Phonic Friends has parent workshops, activities and weekly parent newsletters for all the phases to support and carry on learning at home learning.

Reduced workload

Reduced workload

Supersonic Phonic Friends has over 100 quality first teaching of phonic lessons and supporting resources from Phase 1 to 5 at the click of a button.

Sufficient expertise

Sufficient expertise

Supersonic Phonic Friends provides an exceptionally high standard of training to ensure upskill staff expertise in the teaching of phonics at your school.

Supersonic Phonic Bursts

Supersonic Phonic Bursts

Pre teach and post teach
Children will have daily access to the Supersonic Phonic Six for pre teach, post teach and microphonic bursts.

The characters

The characters

Each character has special skills to support children with their phonic progress and application into reading and writing.

Our approach

Supersonic Phonic Friends is an exceptional, unique and versatile resource which can be delivered through technology, supersonic phonic boxes, technology portfolios or play trays in the indoor or outdoor environment.

Summerseat Primary School

Summerseat Primary School have been using Supersonic Phonic Friends since the Autumn term. In this six minute video, you will hear how this school implemented the programme and the impact it has had on teaching, children’s engagement and progress, home learning and families.

Engage children in a child-centered, brain friendly way

The dynamic team behind Supersonic Phonic Friends are highly skilled phonic experts and passionate educators who have created the unique Supersonic Phonic Friends which fully meets the recently published DFE’s 16 essential core criteria. This is an exceptional resource which can be powered through technology and also brought to life through joyful play in the indoor and outdoor environment both at home and at school. If you want to inject new life in to your phonics teaching, make it as simple as possible for the teachers and children…then the phonic friends are here to help!

 

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The Higher Levels of Phonics 5b - Switch it Spell Sounds

The Higher Levels of Phonics 5b - Switch it Spell Sounds

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The Higher Levels of Phonics – Switch it Spell Sounds teaches children the concept that there are more than one spelling for a sound that they can hear in a word. With the help of Choose to Use Suze, they will find out all about ‘sounds the same but looks different’ and cool and not so cool choose to use spelling rules for up to 85 spellings for the 44 sounds of the English Language. With the help of Switch it Mitch, they will also find out all about ‘ looks the same, sounds different’ and switch it spelling sounds where one spelling can make up to 2 different sounds in words. Children will learn their tricky words with Tess and read nonsense words with Nan.

The Higher Levels of Phonics 5c- Choose to Use Spellings

The Higher Levels of Phonics 5c- Choose to Use Spellings

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The Higher Levels of Phonics – Choose to Use Spellings teaches children the concept that there are more than one spelling for a sound that they can hear in a word. With the help of Choose to Use Suze, they will find out all about ‘sounds the same but looks different’ and cool and not so cool choose to use spelling rules for up to 85 spellings for the 44 sounds of the English Language. With the help of Switch it Mitch, they will also find out all about ‘ looks the same, sounds different’ and switch it spelling sounds where one spelling can make up to 2 different sounds in words. Children will learn their tricky words with Tess and read nonsense words with Nan.

The Basics 4

The Basics 4

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The Basics 4 teaches children to be able to hear more than 3 sounds in a word. They will continue to embed their mastery of The Basics 1 and 2 spellings for sounds in words and progress to 4, 5 and 6 sounds in a word. They will be supported by Magic Mack and Jazzy Jack who will help them hear the tricky adjacent consonants that are challenging to hear in words of more than 3 sounds. Children will learn their tricky words with Tess and read nonsense words with Nan.

The Basics 3

The Basics 3

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The Basics 3 teaches children the spellings for the further 26 of the 44 sounds of the English language. Children will use their auditory processing and memory skills from Firm Foundations in Phonics 1 and their Basics 2 skills to continue to recognise the spellings for the sound with Sam, segment and build with Seb and Bill, read and blend with Rex and Ben and write with Ron. They will continue to learn the early concepts of Choose to Use with Suze for some further multiple spellings for sounds and an introduction to Switch it with Mitch for alternative pronunciations of spellings for sounds. Children will learn their tricky words with Tess and read nonsense words with Nan.

The Basics 2

The Basics 2

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The Basics 2 teaches children at least one spelling for 18 of the 44 sounds of the English language. Children will use their auditory processing and memory skills from Firm Foundations in Phonics 1 to start to recognise the spellings for the sound with Sam, segment and build with Seb and Bill, read and blend with Rex and Ben and write with Ron. They will learn the early concepts of Choose to Use with Suze for a handful of multiple spellings for sounds.

At the end of The Basics 2,  children will be able to hear up to 3 sounds in words, recognise spellings and read and write simple CVC words with the 18 spellings for sounds. They will be able to read decodeable texts with The Basics 2 spellings and make phonetically plausible attempts in their emerging stages of spelling in their writing journey.

Firm Foundations in Phonics 1

Firm Foundations in Phonics 1

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Firm Foundations in Phonics offers experience, exposure and enjoyment of sound awareness. This phase is purely about securing a strong sound processing system which is critical to enjoyment and success in children’s later reading and writing skills. It must be noted that there are no flashcards required or allowed in this phase, it is solely about sound through the use of objects and pictures.

In the initial stages. there are daily activities for children to develop their auditory processing and memory skills and tune into sounds in the environment, instruments and body percussion.   In the later stages there are daily activities for children to develop their skills in rhythm and rhyme, alliteration and oral blending and segmenting.

Curly Cal & his handwriting pals

Curly Cal & his handwriting pals

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Cheeky Sneaky Sid

Cheeky Sneaky Sid

Sid is funny, cute and sneaky… not to mention a little bit cheeky!

Jazzy Jack and Magic Mack

Jazzy Jack and Magic Mack

Jack and Mack help us to hear more than 3 sounds in a word, they bring the sound to life so it can be heard.

Listening Len and See it Sam

Listening Len and See it Sam

Listening Len helps us hear the sounds in the words that we speak and See it Sam helps us see and remember the spellings each and every week.

Seb, Bill and Ben

Seb, Bill and Ben

Meet the three musketeers, Segmenting Seb, Building Bill and Blending Ben, who help you pick up a book and a pen!

The twins – Rex and Ron

The twins – Rex and Ron

Introducing our twins Reading Rex and Writing Ron who are so bright. These guys help us to read and write!

Suze and Mitch

Suze and Mitch

Choose to use Suze and switch it to Mitch are so very cool, they help us switch the spell sound and the choose to use rule!

Tricky Tess and Nonsense Nan

Tricky Tess and Nonsense Nan

Let us introduce you to Nan and Tess, they help us read those sill words which make no sense and make reading the tricky words fun and immense!

Example Lessons

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Firm Foundations Example Planning 7 Aspects

Firm Foundations Example Planning 7 Aspects

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Supersonic Systematic, Synthetic Phonics’ Progression Overview

Supersonic Systematic, Synthetic Phonics’ Progression Overview

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Example Planning Basics to The Higher Level Phonics

Example Planning Basics to The Higher Level Phonics

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The Spelling for the Sound */p/*

The Spelling for the Sound */p/*

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */p/*

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */p/*

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/p/**

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/p/**

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */b/*

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */b/*

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The Spelling for the Sound **/b/**

The Spelling for the Sound **/b/**

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/b/**

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/b/**

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The Spelling for the Sound */sh/*

The Spelling for the Sound */sh/*

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */sh/*

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */sh/*

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/sh/**

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/sh/**

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */oo/ (book)*

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound */oo/ (book)*

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The Spelling for the Sound **/oo/ (book)**

The Spelling for the Sound **/oo/ (book)**

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Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/oo/ (book)**

Lesson Printable The Spelling for the Sound **/oo/ (book)**

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CVCC Group 1 **Day 1**

CVCC Group 1 **Day 1**

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Lesson Printable *Group 1 Day 1*

Lesson Printable *Group 1 Day 1*

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Lesson Printable **Group 1 Day 1**

Lesson Printable **Group 1 Day 1**

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Lesson Printable *Group 2 Day 2*

Lesson Printable *Group 2 Day 2*

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CVCC Group 2 **Day 2**

CVCC Group 2 **Day 2**

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Lesson Printable **Group 2 Day 2**

Lesson Printable **Group 2 Day 2**

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Lesson Printable The Spellings */ee/&/ea/*

Lesson Printable The Spellings */ee/&/ea/*

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Choose to Use Spellings **/ee/ & /ea/**

Choose to Use Spellings **/ee/ & /ea/**

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Lesson Printable The Spellings **/ee/&/ea/**

Lesson Printable The Spellings **/ee/&/ea/**

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Choose to Use Spellings */oi/ & /oy/*

Choose to Use Spellings */oi/ & /oy/*

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Lesson Printable The Spellings */oi/ & /oy/*

Lesson Printable The Spellings */oi/ & /oy/*

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Lesson Printable The Spellings **/oi/ & /oy/**

Lesson Printable The Spellings **/oi/ & /oy/**

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Lesson Printable Switch it /c/ *Group 1*

Lesson Printable Switch it /c/ *Group 1*

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Switch it Spell Sounds **/c/**

Switch it Spell Sounds **/c/**

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Lesson Printable Switch it /c/ **Group 1**

Lesson Printable Switch it /c/ **Group 1**

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Switch it Spell Sounds */a/ (3)*

Switch it Spell Sounds */a/ (3)*

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Lesson Printable Switch it /a/ (3) *Group 3*

Lesson Printable Switch it /a/ (3) *Group 3*

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Lesson Printable Switch it /a/ (3) **Group 3**

Lesson Printable Switch it /a/ (3) **Group 3**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter *satp*

Parent Weekly Newsletter *satp*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter **satp**

Parent Weekly Newsletter **satp**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter *hbfl*

Parent Weekly Newsletter *hbfl*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter **hbfl**

Parent Weekly Newsletter **hbfl**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter *aieeighoa*

Parent Weekly Newsletter *aieeighoa*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter **aieeighoa**

Parent Weekly Newsletter **aieeighoa**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter *ooooaror*

Parent Weekly Newsletter *ooooaror*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter **ooooaror**

Parent Weekly Newsletter **ooooaror**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC *Group 1*

Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC *Group 1*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC **Group 1**

Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC **Group 1**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC *Group 2*

Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC *Group 2*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC **Group 2**

Parent Weekly Newsletter CVCC **Group 2**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use *Group 1*

Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use *Group 1*

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Parent  Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use **Group 1**

Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use **Group 1**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use *Group 3*

Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use *Group 3*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use **Group 3**

Parent Weekly Newsletter Choose to Use **Group 3**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it *Group 1*

Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it *Group 1*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it **Group 1**

Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it **Group 1**

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it *Group 4*

Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it *Group 4*

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Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it **Group 4**

Parent Weekly Newsletter Switch it **Group 4**

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Accompanying Resources

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Rex’s Rhyming Odd One Out

Rex’s Rhyming Odd One Out

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Len’s Alliteration Frames

Len’s Alliteration Frames

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Blending & Segmenting Ladders

Blending & Segmenting Ladders

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Bill’s Build Read Write Highlight **gock**

Bill’s Build Read Write Highlight **gock**

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Clever Captions & Super Sentences *gock*

Clever Captions & Super Sentences *gock*

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Sam’s Super Spelling Mat with pictures *The Basics 2 & 3*

Sam’s Super Spelling Mat with pictures *The Basics 2 & 3*

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Sam’s Super Spelling Logs **The Basics 2 & 3**

Sam’s Super Spelling Logs **The Basics 2 & 3**

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Len’s Lucky Lotto **aieeighoa**

Len’s Lucky Lotto **aieeighoa**

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Pinchy Peg Words CVCC **Group 1**

Pinchy Peg Words CVCC **Group 1**

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Read with Rex Cards CVCC *Group 2*

Read with Rex Cards CVCC *Group 2*

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Len’s Ladders  CVCC *Group 2*

Len’s Ladders CVCC *Group 2*

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Build Read Write Game CCVC **Group 3**

Build Read Write Game CCVC **Group 3**

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Suze’s Spelling Ladders Choose to Use ***Group 1***

Suze’s Spelling Ladders Choose to Use ***Group 1***

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Suze’s Super Spell Envelopes Choose to Use *Group3*

Suze’s Super Spell Envelopes Choose to Use *Group3*

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Get to the Den with Len Switch it Game **Group 4**

Get to the Den with Len Switch it Game **Group 4**

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Rex’s Read with Speed Switch it **Group 2**

Rex’s Read with Speed Switch it **Group 2**

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