Songbirds Phonics is a systematic, synthetic phonics programme for developing your pupils' early reading skills.
Songbirds Phonics combines 60 real phonic stories, written by best-selling author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson; with interactive whiteboard software for systematic, quality phonics teaching through a multi-sensory approach.
The DCSF has drawn up a list of criteria to help in the selection of high-quality phonics resources For more information on how Songbirds Phonics meets these visit the DCSF website
More Songbirds - Twelve new titles written by Julia Donaldson for Stages 1+ and 2
PVC Jacket - Size P fits the Storybooks.
Download sample pages from our Songbirds Phonics books:
Stage 1+, Top Cat pages 6-7
Stage 4, The Red Man and The Green Man pages 2-3
Stage 6, Paula the Vet pages 16-17
"An excellent full range of phonic usage for these stages of text. I feel children would benefit immensely from the scheme." - St Nicholas Primary School, Oxford
"Songbirds were an instant choice to support Early Reading in our school. Their colourful illustrations and variety of characters provide just the motivation our children needed. Julia Donaldson is a celebrated author which the children enjoy so an all round must. Worth every penny." - Kerry Yearsley, Literacy Co-Ordinator, Lydlynch Infant School, Southampton
"Songbirds was an instant choice to support early reading in our school. Their colourful illustrations and variety of characters provide just the motivation our children needed. Julia Donaldson is a celebrated author
which the children enjoy so an all round must., Worth every penny." - Literacy co-ordinator, Lydlynch Primary School, Hants
"eSongbirds contains a wealth of unique material designed to make literacy lessons fun, more interactive and encourages children to make use of the motivational program and activities independently." - Patricia Metcalf, Reception Teacher
For more information on how Songbirds Phonics meets the criteria for quality phonics resources Oxford Reading Tree - Songbirds Website