Phase 2 resources

This page contains free, printable Phase 2 resources for the DfES Letters and Sounds phonics teaching programme. The resources include all the letters/graphemes taught at Phase 2, in different sizes for individual or classroom use. There are also word cards which can be used for blending practice after each set of letters has been learnt.

Phase 2 – letter fans

phase 2 letter fans

These printable pupil letter fans contain all the letters and graphemes for Phase 2. There are two styles of the letter f and two types of k. Cut out the leaves of the fan and assemble using a paper fastener. Download free now!


Phase 2 – letter fans – cursive font

cursive letter fans

These letter fans are just like the ones above but in a cursive script style. Download free now!


Phase 2 – letters with rainbow borders

phase 2 letters with rainbow borders

This set contains all the letters and graphemes for Phase 2, including two different styles of the letter f – one with a tail below the line and one with a straight stick. Also two versions of the letter k – one straight and one looped. Download free now!


Phase 2 – letters in rainbow colours – large

This set contains all the letters and graphemes for Phase 2, with one letter to a page for classroom use. The set includes two different styles of f and k. Download free now!


Phase 2 – plain letters – large

large phase 2 letters plain

This set contains all the letters and graphemes for Phase 2, with one letter to a page for classroom use. The set includes two different styles of f and k. Plain black and white for easy printing and photocopying. Download free now!


Phase 2 – words on trucks

phase 2 words on trucks

This set contains all the decodable words for Phase 2, 190 cards in all (32 pages of A4). Duplicates included for looped and straight k. Download free now!


Phase 2 – words with rainbow borders

Phase 2 words with rainbow border

This set contains all of the decodable words introduced during Phase 2 (32 pages, with 190 word cards in all). Two versions of the letter k, looped and straight, are included. Download free now, or if you prefer, you can download the words one set at a time below.


Phase 2 – Set 1 words

Phase 2 words with rainbow border

This set contains the seven words which can be sounded out after learning the first four letters which comprise Set 1 (s, a, t and p). Download free now!


Phase 2 – Set 2 words

phase 2 set 2 words with rainbow border

This set contains the 32 words which can be sounded out after learning the Set 2 letters (i, n, m and d). Download free now!


Phase 2 – Set 3 words

Phase 2 set 3 words with rainbow border

This set contains the 28 words suggested for Set 3 letters (g, o, c
and k). Download free now!


Phase 2 – Set 4 words – straight k

phase 2 set 4 words straight k

This set contains the 36 words suggested for Set 4 letters (ck, e, u and r). Most of our sets have two versions of words containing the letter k, but since there are so many Set 4, we’ve made a set here just with the “straight” k. Download free now!

If your school uses the “looped” k, you will need the set below.


Phase 2 – Set 4 words – looped k

phase 2 set 4 words with rainbow border and looped k

This resource contains the same words as the above set, but with the looped form of the letter k. Download free now!


Phase 2 – Set 5 words

phase 2 set 5 words

This resource contains 69 word cards which can be decoded after learning the Set 5 letters (h, b, f, ff, l, ll and ss). Download free now!


Phase 2 – tricky words

phase 2 tricky words

This resource contains word cards for the six tricky words introduced in Phase 2: to, the, no, go, I and into. Download free now!


Phase 2 – tricky words on trucks

phase 2 tricky words on trucks

The six tricky words for Phase 2 on colourful trucks. These are the same size as the rainbow border cards above, so it’s easy to combine the two styles to make matching games. Download free now!


Phase 2 – captions (letters from sets 1-4)

phase 2 captions (letter sets 1-4)

This set of captions contains decodable words using letters from sets 1-4. Eleven cards on four pages. Download free now!


Phase 2 – captions (letters from sets 1-4 plus “to” and “the”)

Phase 2 Captions (letters from sets 1-4 plus "to" and "the")

This set of captions contains decodable words using letters from sets 1-4, plus the tricky words “to” and “the“. 12 cards on four pages (contains duplicates for straight and looped k). Download free now!


Phase 2 – captions (letters from sets 1-5)

Phase 2 Captions (letters from sets 1-5)

This set of captions contains decodable words using letters from sets 1-5, plus the tricky words “to“, “the“, “no” and “go“. 20 cards on seven pages (contains duplicates for straight and looped k). Download free now!