Schools Starter Bundle


66 of the first 100 High Frequency, non-decodable words from Letters & Sounds. Practise, reinforce and consolidate ‘tricky’ words by playing Get it, Match it and Take it.

These card games are intended as back-up resource material for those beginning to learn to read these decodable and tricky words, using a phonics first approach.

trugs for Schools Box 1.

Trugs PICS Box 1

trugs Check Box 1



Schools Starter Bundle offer – includes trugs for Schools Box 1, trugs PICS1 and Trugs Check 1 + PDF Certificates

A high-quality systematic synthetic phonics reading resource for students of all ages – that works by playing decodable card games. A highly durable, fun phonics research for a school to use year in year out with students.

Play the games at each of the 5 stages in each box.  The synthetic phonics structure has been put into 15 stages. Each stage builds on the one before, making it easy to follow.

‘Get it’, ‘Match it’ and ‘Take it’ card games enable students and children to practise, reinforce and consolidate reading.

‘Use it’ card game develops sentence construction and increases vocabulary knowledge.

Explanation Card explains what each Stage is and how to teach that stage.

Story Booklet with ten stories to encourage whole-text reading.

Monitoring Booklet to track and assess individual student progress.

That’s all that’s needed as the structure has been put together by a phonics specialist

Progress with reading is inevitable; the learner picks up the phonic patterns easily and then reinforces them every time they play the games, over and over again.

Box 1 – First stages of phonics. word examples
Stage 1 – three letter words, consonant-vowel-consonant cat, pin
Stage 2 – four or five letter words, consonant-consonant-vowel-consonant stop, ship
Stage 3 – four or five letter words, consonant-vowel-consonant-consonant stick, wish
Stage 4 – words which contain the following sounds ar, or, er, ur, ir
Stage 5 – words which can be split in half, words with two syllables magnet, packet

Box contains:

  • 504 cards making 4 Card Games at 5 structured levels.
  • 1 Instruction Booklet
  • 1 Story Booklet
  • Pupil Record

Additional information

Weight 1.450 kg


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