Hop Onboard the Sound-Train

An early phonological awareness and speech sound programme for Nursery with an associated phonics programme for Reception and Keystage 1

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Hop on speech sound learners!


Hop on phonics teachers!


On the Sound Train, each speech sound has its own bright, loveable and memorable character to aid fast association and retention.

There’s a whole train full of friends waiting to help you teach your young learners phonics. Starting naturally with the earliest sound recognition and speech sound creation, the colourful, memorable characters will each help children to learn their sound.

Having a character for each sound ensures that every phoneme is memorised individually and fully along with its associated written grapheme. This creates a better basis for literacy, preventing phonic-based spelling and reading errors.

Welcome aboard!

Why use Sound Train?

The sound train course is a more natural, effective and easily retainable way to teach phonics to early years foundation stage and key stage one learners. It uses cutting-edge linguistic learning knowledge.

It’s fun, too!


Subscribe to the course

Get your ticket and begin your Sound Train journey

Access everything you need to teach the course including:

Teach-ready lesson plans
• Course guidance
• Phonics videos
• Visual aids and flash cards
• The Sound Train book full of phonic friends

And our group of experts is here to support you, too

Station 1 (Phonological Awareness and Speech Sounds for Preschool Nursery and Childminders)

All the resources and support you need to teach the Sound Train course at EYFS level.

Station 2 (A Phonics programme for Reception and Key Stage 1)

All the resources and support you need to teach the Sound Train course at KS1 level.

Contact Us

Get in touch if you have any questions about the course, or if you need support after signing up.