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PLEASE NOTE! IF SOUND NOT WORKING - FLICK YOUR MUTE BUTTON before giving a bad review. Or mail@mrthorne.com

*No.4 UK Educational App* Highest Rank

Top 10 app in over 30 countries worldwide

'Mr Thorne Does Phonics: Letters and Sounds' - The Youtube sensation Mr Thorne Does Phonics presents a comprehensive collection of over 70 literacy videos for children, parents, teachers, student teachers and anyone learning to read English, using the synthetic phonics approach to learning to read.

As seen on BBC News Channel, The London Evening Standard, The TES and over 5 million users on Youtube.

BEFORE YOU BUY: Visit http://www.youtube.com/breakthruchris to see exactly what to expect from the app. Please know that when purchasing this app you are buying a complete and set of medium resolution teaching videos to teach and engage young readers.

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This app has been specifically designed for iPhones and iPod Touches.

All the videos are part of this app, so no internet connection is required - making it perfect for in the classroom! To fit the large number of videos onto the app, the visual quality of the video has been reduced to make the MB size as low as possible.

Please note: This app requires iOS 4.2 or later.

TROUBLESHOOTING: A number of users have experienced no sound when initially playing the app content. Please check that you have switched the mute button off at the side of your hand set. Also check that the mute button is setup to be a sound selector rather than a orientation selector. Finally ensure that the volume slider on the video screen is zipped up to full volume. Everybody who has experienced sound issues has had success when following these instructions.

http://www.youtube.com/breakthruchris on Youtube
@MrPhonics on Twitter

What’s New

Version 3.0

New artwork and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

2.3 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

SinanD75 ,

Outdated video content which looks like from 1980s

Good content but very outdated presentation.
In the world of colours and enhanced graphic tech etc, not sure how a kid would click this app second time. And my daughter didn’t.

rachT78 ,


Really poor , little content can find a lot more on you tube for free !!

WeeMalkie ,


This is simply great. I am a secondary English teacher and a father of four young children. My third is currently learning to read using synthetic phonics and is struggling a wee bit. What is great about this app is that we can see exactly what her own teacher will be doing in the classroom, so can work with the same approach at home, reducing stress and tears. Beatrice loves this app and her two older brothers love helping her with it.

His use of jargon: "graphemes", "phonemes", "blending" etc grates at first, but my daughter doesn't seem to worry about it, and it helps to know this stuff as well. As a professional, it's also great to have an insight into the work going on in junior years. I'm wondering if I could have a go at something similar, but would certainly struggle to come up with something as good as this. Well done, Mr Thorne.


Queue Press Limited
510.7 MB

Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Mr Thorne Productions


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