Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

10/06/2019 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
01/07/2019 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

This two day training offers teachers clear guidance for the provision of a systematic phonics programme, supporting children to become independent readers.  This programme has been designed to strengthen practitioner knowledge and understanding of knowledge and terminology in relation to phonics, in line with EYFS 2014 and National Curriculum 2014 and will provide ideas and resources to help plan for the successful use and application of phonics learning in the wider curriculum.

Every participant will receive an extensive resource pack designed to help put the ideas from the course into practice across the Early Years and Key Stage 1.

What you will learn:

This two-day course has been designed by our team of expert teachers and will cover following key areas:

Day 1

  • What is reading?
  • Why phonics?
  • A systematic approach
  • Learning the language of text, story, song and rhyme and the importance of early phonological development
  • Identifying and synthesising speech sounds
  • Planning for the use and application of phonics within a literacy rich curriculum in the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Introducing gap tasks for participants.

Day 2

  • Reflection and feedback on gap tasks
  • How reading develops
  • A systematic approach
  • Analysing patterns in words
  • Assessing reading skills and strategies
  • Exemplifying a literacy rich curriculum in Key Stage 1.

What participants will receive?

As well as two full days training, all participants will receive a resource pack designed to help put the strategies from the course into practice across the Early Years and Key Stage 1.  The pack includes carefully selected high quality texts, sample long term planning outlining a systematic approach to the teaching of phonics, two detailed planning sequences to use in the classroom and research publications to support ongoing development of subject knowledge.  




"Just brilliant! Anyone doing phonics with children should go on this course!" 

Teacher, 2017

"Phonics should be emphasized in the early teaching of reading to beginners when they start school. " 

National Curriculum 2014
44 Webber Street
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources
  • CLPE Reading and Writing Scales