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Tric a Chlic

An original Welsh phonics synthetic scheme, which has recently been adapted for schools that teach Welsh as a second language.

There are 3 levels to Tric a Chlic;

Level 1 - Step 1 presents words, consonants, vowels, consonants. The pack includes 28 books (6 of each); picture and word cards, handbook with a step by step guide, a CD-rom that includes assessment sheets, certificates, additional worksheets, parent support and much more that can be printed at your convenience.

Level 2 presents four letter words with consonant, vowel, consonant, consonant and consonant, consonant, vowel, consonant words and finishing this level with two syllable words.

Level 3 presents words which have the same sound but the spelling is different and words that have the same spelling but the sound is different and finishing this level with multi-syllable words. The pack includes 10 books (6 of each); word cards, reading cards.


To develop a synthetic phonic programme as a basis for blending sounds to read and segmenting sounds to spell, along with the process of developing vocabulary and making sense of text.

To develop a phonics scheme, that teaches synthetic phonic skills, a base for teaching and reading. It's aim is to:

  • teach sounds and letter formation
  • teach constructive strategies to read words and to cut words up for spelling
  • encourage fluency and expression when reading from the beginning
  • offers interactive teaching methods
  • regularly reinforce actions
  • move quickly from one stage to another

Our Approach:

As well as the three packs, Tric a Chlic apps are available for free on the Apple App Store, and on the Tric a Chlic website itself.

Cam 1 - App Store | Tric a Chlic Site

Cam 2 a 3 - App Store | Tric a Chlic Site