Inquiry Focused School Improvement

ASK0159 - Assessing and Guiding Early Literacy Development

 This is a multi-session event. All sessions should be attended.

Session are aimed at EYFS to Year 2 to help teachers support children who have lost out on early literacy experiences due to the pandemic.




Session 1.

 Assessing and guiding to develop early reading behaviours

Before children can respond well they need to have in place knowledge of how books work and the language associated with that.  In this session learn about Concepts of Print- how to assess and how to teach for it

Thursday 10th February 2022

3.30pm - 5pm

Session 2

Assessing and guiding children who need additional support to develop phonic skills

Phonological awareness and letter knowledge are essential skills on which to build phonics learning. In this session, learn how to assess phonological awareness skills, letter knowledge, and early phonic writing skills.  Learn how to guide children to build sound awareness, and consider a small step approach to building blending skills

Thursday 17th March 2022

3.30pm - 5pm

Session 3

Guiding children to develop retelling, comprehension and reading fluency skills

Children need to learn to attend to meaning as they read.  Learn how to use simple narrative texts to develop effective reading behaviours that promote reading for meaning


Thursday 31st March 2022

3.30pm - 5pm

Session 4

Assessing and guiding early writing composition


Writing is a very complex task and some children need much more support to compose and transcribe simple messages.  This session will support you with an approach to share writing and develop the subskills required for successful early writing.

Thursday 28th April 2022

3.30pm - 5pm

Event Properties

Event Date Thu, 10 Feb 2022 3:30 pm
Individual Price £ Included in ASK Offer
Location St Brendans Primary School Corby
Categories Engage : The Curriculum

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

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c/o Learning for Life
College Street

Phone Contacts

Operational Lead

Sarah Thomas :  01933 654921 Option 4 (Learning for Life Trust)

Chair of Trustees

Dr Lorraine Cullen : 07866 631 929

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