DfE Validated SSP Programmes

UK Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Key Stage One - SSP in KS1.
Schools now have a wider choice of validated Systematic Synthetic Phonics Programs. Use the Science of Reading SoR Programs web site to learn more about these SSP Programmes if you are a parent and would like to better support your child at home, or a teacher choosing phonics teaching resources.   

There is no statutory requirement for UK schools to choose one of the SSP programmes on the validated list. However for those wishing to learn more about the recently validated SSP programmes we hope you find this information useful.

The following is the current list of validated SSP programmes:

  • All Aboard Phonics

  • ALS Phonics: Letters and Sounds

  • Anima Phonics: Letters and Sounds Updated

  • Bug Club Phonics

  • Essential Letters and Sounds

  • FFT Success for All Phonics

  • Floppy’s Phonics

  • GES Simply Letters & Sounds

  • Jolly Phonics

  • Junior Learning Letters & Sounds

  • Lesley Clarke’s Letters and Sounds

  • Letterland

  • Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised

  • McKie Mastery Power Phonics

  • Monster Phonics

  • No Nonsense Phonics

  • Phonics International

  • Phonics Shed

  • Read Write Inc.

  • Reading Planet Rocket Phonics

  • Schofield & Sims My Letters & Sounds

  • Smart Kids Letters and Sounds - The Code

  • Song of Sounds

  • Sound Discovery

  • Sounds Together[footnote 1]

  • Sounds-Write

  • Supersonic Phonic Friends

  • THE Partnership Phonics Programme (based on Letters and Sounds)

  • Twinkl Phonics

  • Unlocking Letters and Sounds

  • Wand Phonics with Phonics International and/or No Nonsense Phonics

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