LOCATION:The Holiday Inn, 888 Oldham Road, Manchester, M40 2BS.
Early Reading & Phonics (2 days)
This two-day course will explore the importance of early reading and phonics in a ‘Reading Rich’ curriculum that values the importance of reading as a crucial life skill.
Day 1 (6th May) will explore: • What early reading is. • The importance of building language and vocabulary. • A systematic approach to phonics, including best practice in the use of phonetically decodable books. • Planning for reading in every area of the curriculum, including continuous provision.
Day 2 (8th July) will explore: • Approaches to Guided Reading in EYFS/KS1. • How to link to early reading to your whole school approach to reading. • Developing a reading for pleasure culture. • Encouraging reading at home. • Assessing reading skills and strategies.
Delegates will leave with improved subject knowledge as well as a raft of strategies with which to ensure early reading and phonics are prioritised in their settings. Delegates will also be given a gap task to complete between the two sessions.
Each day includes refreshments and lunch for delegates.
Who's it for?
EYFS teachers, KS1 teachers, Literacy Lead, Phonics Lead, Senior Leaders who want to develop an understanding of early reading and phonics.