Phonics First!

Supporting Early Readers and Developing Young Writers.

Online Training

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‘The whole training day gave me lots of ideas for practical sessions. Good use of resources. Really informative and would definitely recommend this course.’  Helen Bailey, Carclaze Community Primary

‘Information given in such a way it made sense on a subject which can look daunting.’  Fiona Tate, Gwinear Community Primary

‘Great to see the resources in action making phonics come to life so we can use it in the classroom.’  Emma Bennett, St Agnes Academy

Ofsted have highlighted the importance of schools having a sharp focus on ensuring that younger children gain phonic knowledge and language comprehension necessary to read, giving them the foundations for future learning. Teacher and TA subject knowledge is essential to quality phonics provision.

This training is for YR/Y1 and Y2 teachers and is appropriate for schools who are using any systematic, synthetic phonics programme or a Letters and Sounds based programme.

This online training will:

  • Give teachers and TAs confidence in phonics terminology, subject knowledge and best practice re development of early reading.
  • Provide a wealth of practical strategies and ‘routines’ to use immediately in the classroom to develop blending, segmenting and knowledge of GPCs.
  • Explore the essential Phonics Core Criteria (guidance from the DfE, April 2021) and implications for the classroom.
  • Examine a teaching sequence for phonics and assessment of pupil progress.

Choice of dates:

Monday 16th May 2022 (9.30am -3.30pm)

Friday 23rd September 2022 (9.30am – 3.30pm)

2 for 1 Offer

This online training day is £140 (+VAT). This includes 1 additional teacher or TA from your school to attend at no extra cost.

Online Training

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