Funding

The KST English Hub will offer financial support to schools to enable them to undertake training and purchase resources linked to their chosen phonics programme.

  • ORT Floppy’s Phonics Sounds and Letters (Oxford University Press, 2011)

  • Phonics International programme (Phonics International Ltd, 2007)

  • Jolly Phonics (Jolly Learning Limited)

  • Phonics Bug (Pearson)

  • Sound Discovery (Synthetic Phonics Limited)

  • Sounds Together (Sounds Together Limited)

  • Sounds Write (Sounds-Write Limited)

  • Read Write Inc. (Oxford University Press)

  • Letters and Sounds: Principles & Practice (DfES, 2007) providing it is supplemented by closely matched, fully decodable books.

These resources will be fund-matched by schools up to a limit of £3,000.

If a school meets two of the following criteria English Hubs are able to award unmatched funding of up to £6,000:

  • Phonics Screening Check score below the national average

  • Ofsted judgement of Requires Improvement or Inadequate

  • Above average numbers of pupils eligible for the Pupil Premium is above the more recently published national average (2018/19 national average is 22.9%)

  • The school is in an opportunity area

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