Sassoon Fonts

In previous years when CC4 was in our schools, the Sassoon range of fonts was available. This was incredibly popular with schools. However, with the Windows 10 network, most schools now don’t have access to the font.
 
Sassoon Fonts are not free. They are included in Clicker, which many primary schools use. Clicker 5 was licenced for all primary and secondary schools, but is not compatible with Windows 10.
 
If your school has purchased licences for Clicker 7 or 8 then you should have access to the Sassoon fonts on those PCs only.
 
The owners of the intellectual property and data of Sassoon® fonts have never licensed them for sale on any online auction site. Neither have they ever offered any ‘free’ fonts. Sassoon fonts being offered for free download and/or reselling is illegal. As a result, the owners of these fonts regularly check web sites for illegal selling activity and have successfully sued sellers of pirated Sassoon fonts and will continue to do so in future.
 
There are two versions of most Sassoon fonts; one version for full-time educators such as Schools and Teachers has all alternative letters contained within the same font. Accessing alternatives is easier given the standard software available in education sector. For example ‘Sassoon Primary Infant’ font is the name of the education version.
 
Another version for commercial users such as Publishers, Designers has alternative letters in a separate font called ‘Alts’. This is standard industry practice and the fonts have been made to conform. Publishers and Designers have more sophisticated page layout software that can handle separate fonts more easily. For example ‘Sassoon Infant’ is the name of the commercial version.
 
Whichever version is chosen, the same alternatives letters are available
 
 
I have looked for quite some time for a free suitable replacement for the Sassoon fonts, but without much luck. There are a few alternatives, but neither are strictly free.
 
Twinkl offer their own font for premium subscribers of their services.
 
 
There are also similar fonts at Cursive Writing which, although not free, work out significantly cheaper to purchase for the whole school than the Sassoon fonts.
 

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