Communication & Language and Literacy in Foundation Stage and Year 1

This is a two day course to develop phonics subject knowledge and to explore how teachers can ensure that children apply their phonic knowledge and skills to reading and writing within a supportive learning environment…

Course TitleCommunication & Language and Literacy in Foundation Stage and Year 1
Course TutorSarah McGahern and Justine Gregory
Duration2 x full day course (attend both days)
Target AudienceTeachers and teaching assistants new to Reception and Year 1 including NQTs/RQTs
Key StagesEYFS/KS1
GuidanceEssential for teachers new to Reception and Year 1
Course DescriptionThis is a two day course to develop phonics subject knowledge and to explore how teachers can ensure that children apply their phonic knowledge and skills to reading and writing within a supportive learning environment. Participants must attend both days.
N.B. This course is fully aligned with the expectations in the new EYFS framework and National Curriculum 2014 programmes of study for English.
OutcomesParticipants will:
• be supported to develop consistently good and outstanding teaching in communication & language and literacy which can be evidenced through pupil outcomes;
• have a clear understanding of 'the Simple View of Reading' and ways in which this may inform the teaching of early reading and writing;
• have developed their phonic subject knowledge;
• have a clear understanding of the criteria for quality first teaching of phonics;
• understand how effective assessment facilitates early phonics intervention;
• consider the learning environment and how it supports communication & language and literacy.
Date/sTBC
Time09:00 – 15:00
VenueTBC
CostLearning Exchange member fee: £250 per delegate for two days
Non member fee: £275 per delegate for two days.
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