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West Denton Primary School

‘A Stepping Stone into the Future’

Literacy Links and Apps


Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is a phonics and reading game that’s helped children learn to read. The app covers the first two years of learning to read, from matching letters and sounds to enjoying small books.

Age: school-aged children

Platform: AppleAndroidAmazon



The Navigo app aims to support beginner readers to develop reading skills (accuracy, fluency and comprehension) through engaging with the personalised content and activities.

Age: school-aged children

Platform: Android



Phonics Hero

Phonics Hero teaches children to read and spell with systematic synthetic phonics. The app includes over 850 fun and varied games. Using a step-by-step approach, children learn the 44 sounds, the reading and spelling of words, and how to conquer sentences.

Age: school-aged children

Platform: AppleAndroid


Phonics Play

A site packed with interactive phonics games.



Oxford Owl

Visit Oxford Owl for free eBooks that link to your child's Read Write Inc. colour band.  You log in using our class details.

Username: receptionwdps

Password: 1234


Reading Eggs - Learn to Read

Children take their steps in learning to read, covering phonics, sight words, spelling, vocabulary and comprehension.

Age: school-aged children

Platform: Apple, Android