English Hubs

Supporting schools every step of the way with phonics, reading and literacy

Whether you need advice on reading books, free sample resources or a bespoke quote, our team are here to help.

How we support Hubs:

  • Free sample resources for showcase events

  • Competitive discounts for partner schools

  • Advice on how schools can get the most out of their additional funding 

  • Product and pedagogy information and guidance

  • Auditing support

  • 50% discount for all Hubs and up to 5 SLE schools

Your local Consultant 

Our nationwide team are happy to help with Hub queries via phone, email, video call and in-person. Make an enquiry via our form and they will be in touch ASAP. 

Learn more about our resources below.

Rocket Phonics, DfE approved SSP programme

Written by expert, consultant and author Abigail Steel, Reading Planet Rocket Phonics is available now Reception – Year 2.  We approach phonics differently, so every child keeps up and not catches up.

With Rocket Phonics, you get everything needed to teach a complete SSP programme including fully-decodable reading books, flashcards, assessments, daily lesson plans and display materials. Plus, we provide bespoke CPD training in partnership with Abigail Steel Training to ensure your school feels confident in delivering the Rocket Phonics SSP programme with ease, confidence and impact. 

Using DfE funding on Rocket Phonics

The DfE has announced additional funding for schools to support the purchasing and implementation of a DfE approved phonics programme. Eligible schools can use funding towards the cost of Rocket Phonics resources and CPD training. To learn more, make a enquiry with your local Consultant here

Useful Rocket Phonics stuff for your Hub
Everything you need to know about the programme!
Rocket Phonics leaflet
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Read about the impact of Rocket Phonics in 5 primary schools
Wellspring Academy Trust Case Study
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Watch author Abigail Steel teach Reception and Year 1 lessons
Lesson demo videos
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Our Facebook group is a great place to share ideas and chat to other schools
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Downloadable so teachers can use for their Rocket Phonics planning
Rocket Phonics Practice Map
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A table which shows how Rocket Phonics aligns with criteria in the Handbook
Ofsted School Inspection Handbook Mapping
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Reading Planet 2023 Catalogue

Reading Planet 2023 Catalogue

Look inside and discover our latest and upcoming reading scheme resources.

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