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Read Write Inc and Phonics

If your child is currently in the Read Write inc system, then daily on-line phonics lessons from the Read Write Inc people might be helpful.  

Mrs King has received this e-mail fro Ruth Miskin, the official web-site for Read Write Inc:

RWI Phonics lessons at home

YouTube Speed Sounds lessons update  02.04.2020

We’re streaming three Speed Sounds lessons for children to watch at home every weekday on our YouTube channel. Each lesson is ten minutes long and available for 24 hours.

We’ve had over 30,000 new YouTube subscribers and over 1,000,000 views in under two weeks!

Repeats of lessons streamed up until Friday 3rd April will be shown during the Easter holidays (excluding Bank Holidays).

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds 9.30 am (BST) - for children in Nursery and Reception and children who are new to English
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds 10.00 am - for children in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds and for children in Year 1 and 2

Set 3 Speed Sounds 10.30 am - for children in Year 1 and 2 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds


After the Easter holidays, we will:
  • Continue Sets 1, 2 and 3 Speed Sounds lessons
  • Add lessons to help children read words with Set 1 Speed Sounds and spell words with Set 1, 2 and 3 Sounds


Don't worry if you miss a lesson. Once each set has been shown, we will replay one a day from each set.
Click here for our YouTube Speed Sounds Lessons schedule

Free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube and via Facebook for children to watch at home: three short Speed Sound lessons every day.

From Monday 23rd March and for the next two weeks, films will show at the times below and be available for 24 hours.

  • Set 1 Speed Sounds at 9.30 am
  • Set 2 Speed Sounds at 10.00 am
  • Set 3 Speed Sounds at 10.30 am

Please share with RWI schools and parents. 
Encourage parents to subscribe to the YouTube channel.

Additional films and resources for home reading on

Daily updates on Facebook and Twitter for regular tips to support reading and writing at home.

Read Write Inc - Reading

This information has been included about helping children with reading:

Home reading hotline

From Monday 23rd March, they have an email hotline for parents and carers helping children learning to read at home with Read Write Inc. Phonics.

They should have added this email address to their website and social media already.
Some other website ideas that can help children with their phonic learning and their reading