Teach reading:
change lives!

Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised is the fastest growing Department for Education-validated phonics programme, already supporting over 5,000 schools to teach every child to learn to read!

Our awards and accreditations

We’re proud to show you our virtual Little Wandle trophy cabinet!

Ready to transform reading
in your school?

Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised is successfully supporting thousands of schools to grow confident readers who enjoy Reading for Pleasure.
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Sign your school up for a great value annual membership subscription to:

Build phonics expertise across your whole staff team, based on the most recent research with on-demand initial training and ongoing CPD including live events at Little Wandle 
Champion Schools.

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Ensure effective, consistent teaching of early reading for every pupil that meets the Ofsted criteria using clear guidance, ‘How to’ videos and easy-to-follow lesson plans.

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Reduce workload with complete planning and content for every 
phonics lesson, plus comprehensive guidance and resources to use in class.

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Support pupils to enjoy success in early reading using our memorable mantras, joyful characters and clear expectations.

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Keep all pupils on track and map progress with our easy-to-use assessment tracker, plus comprehensive Daily Keep-up planning and support.

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Ensure every child learns to read with 
our SEND programme, which uses the graduated approach, and our Rapid Catch-up for 7+ programme, all included in your membership.

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Watch why Little Wandle works

Our ‘by schools for schools’ approach is at the heart of everything we do at Little Wandle. Hear from Little Wandle members and our Co-Founders Rachel Davis MBE (Headteacher, Little Sutton Primary School) and Mark Siswick MBE (Co-CEO of Wandle Learning Trust which includes founding school Chesterton Primary) about how this approach is ensuring success.


of members say phonics is now taught more consistently


rate our CPD as good or excellent


agree children now enjoy reading more

Free briefing

With you every step

From the Little Wandle pedagogy, which is rooted in research about how children learn to read best, through to our live online CPD programme and highly knowledgeable membership team, we’re by your side to help get the best outcomes for your pupils.

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Register for your Little Wandle Fluency account

If you are a Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised member, the Little Wandle Fluency teaching notes, word cards and guidance for use with Big Cat for Little Wandle Fluency books (Year 2+) are included in your subscription. You’ll find Fluency content in the Programme content area of our website.

If your school is using the Big Cat for Little Wandle Fluency books, and you are not a Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised member, register with your school email address only for a free account to access Little Wandle Fluency content here. Registration is on a per school basis with 100 log-ins per account.

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Support for teachers

Comprehensive guidance, checklists and easy-to-follow support to ensure quality-first teaching in every phonics and early reading lesson.

  • Well designed
  • Clearly presented
  • Downloads and videos
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Weekly planning

Reduce workload and ensure consistency with supportive planning for every phonics lesson in Reception and Year 1. Includes sentences and images for all Little Wandle phonics activities.

  • Easy to follow
  • Structured
  • Consistent
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Support for parents

Get parents and carers involved and inspired by their child’s Little Wandle reading journey using our practical guidance, ready-to-use presentations, impactful book bag leaflets and shareable resources.

  • Clearly explained
  • Appealing
  • Accessible
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Use in class

Support children to practise their learning with our Use in class downloads which include grapheme mats, Grow the code charts and letter formation practice sheets.

  • Engaging illustrations
  • Catchy mnemonics
  • Supports repeated practice
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Support for reading

As children master the phonic code we support you to put that blossoming knowledge into practice. Our ‘three reads’ structure ensures you teach pupils to decode, read with prosody and understand what they are reading.

  • Helpful videos
  • Step-by-step guidance
  • Handy word lists
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Assessments tracker

Our assessments tracker comes as part of the annual membership subscription, equipping you to accurately understand pupils’ progress and use timely data to inform next steps teaching and Daily Keep-up support.

  • Understand pupils’ progress
  • Use data to inform teaching
  • Easily share information
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Fully matched books and resources

In partnership with Collins we offer a full range of classroom resources and 250+ decodable Big Cat books fully matched to our progression.

Working closely with a diverse range of authors and illustrators ensures children and their worlds are reflected in the books they read, which include an exciting mix of stories and non-fiction.

The best vest quest
Patterns from the air
Teacher's guide - SEND
Teacher's Guide
Teacher's guides - Rapid Catch-up
Dragon in the jam

Ready to Wandle?

If you’re ready to transform teaching of early reading, 
we can’t wait to have you on board!

UK school

Join our large community of primary schools within the UK.

International school

Join our growing Little Wandle community outside the UK.

ITT provider

Support your students to understand teaching of early reading.


Find out about a bespoke package for your Trust or Federation.

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More than a little Wandle-ful

We're very proud of our member schools who pull out the stops every day to ensure that every child can read for pleasure. We'd love you to meet them.

Getting parents involved

Read how one of our member schools uses carefully curated fiction and non-fiction book selections to send home.

Reading allowed

An Assistant Head introduces her favourite books to read aloud, with some great tips for story-related activities.

Worth a nook

Cardinal Road Nursery and Infant School provide a step-by-step guide to creating an enticing place to read.


Read all about it

Sharing great practice and celebrating each other's successes is what our socials are all about. Take a look at the latest from our members.