What's included in this course?

Our Online Training for Rocket Phonics pre-recorded course contains everything you need to know about systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) and the specifics of how to use Reading Planet's Rocket Phonics teaching and learning programme to develop young readers and writers.

  • 1

    Welcome to Rocket Phonics

  • 2

    Phonics Leadership

    • Fundamental Concepts

    • Taking Ownership

    • Establishing Systems

    • Assessment and Tracking

    • Sharing Information

  • 3

    Phonics Subject Knowledge

    • Models for the Teaching of Reading

    • The English Alphabetic Code

    • The Skill of Blending

    • The Skill of Segmenting

    • The Skill of Handwriting

    • Phonics Glossary

    • Further Reading Summaries

  • 4

    Using Reading Books

    • Using Target Practice Reading Books

    • Using Rocket Phonics Reading Books

    • Using Other Books

  • 5

    Term-by-Term Preparation

    • Reception Autumn 1

    • Reception Autumn 2

    • Reception Spring 1

    • Reception Spring 2

    • Reception Summer 1

    • Reception Summer 2

    • Year 1 Autumn 1

    • Year 1 Autumn 2

    • Year 1 Spring 1

    • Year 1 Spring 2

    • Year 1 Summer 1

    • Year 1 Summer 2

  • 6

    Teaching in Practice

    • Supporting the Lowest 20% and SEND Learners

    • Extending Faster Learners

    • Working with Parents

    • Common Exception Words

    • Using Big Books

    • Using Flashcards

    • Using Pupil Practice Booklets

    • Speech Rhythms