Devon teacher needs your help to pitch to Sir Richard Branson

A primary school teacher and entrepreneur from Devon is aiming to impress Sir Richard Branson with her vision to provide free 'learn to read' education to the world through her app 'Fonics'.

Miss Cooper, who still teaches full time and works on developing her app Fonics in the evenings and at weekends is entering this years VOOM awards in an aim to win £50,000 in funding and a £250,000...

Devon teacher launches free app to aid reading

A primary school teacher from Devon has today launched an app 'Fonics' designed to help 3-6 year olds learn how to read more effectively. The app is free and is available to download now across all major app stores.

Sophie Cooper “Learning to read is the most important skill we teach children when they first start school, it is a skill they will use every day for the rest of their...

Primary teacher's app aims to enhance children's reading skills

A primary school teacher and Plymouth University graduate has created a new app designed to improve children’s reading skills through interactive gaming.

Fonics, created by Sophie Cooper, is designed for three to six-year-olds and uses games as a means to teach basic language skills.

She believes it can be a valuable resource for teachers and students, but also enable parents...