Phonics Hero is a step-by-step synthetic phonics programme that aims to take children through the 44 sounds in the English language. Children join a team to rescue a superhero and defeat a villain through more than 800 reading and spelling games. Check with your child’s teacher that the approaches align with their school’s appproach.

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Learning Area Milestones

Listening and Attention Reading

  • Hears and says the initial sounds in words
  • Links sounds to letters
  • Can begin to read words and simple sentences
  • Can segment the sounds in simple words & blend them. Can recognise some of the letters within this
  • Understands the rules of games

Best Features

Loads of fun

Play together

Lots to do


Make it your own


About the app

Phonics Hero

Supported Devices
Apple iPhone, Apple iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet

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