Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Price: 
£375.00
24/04/2017 - 10:00am to 3:30pm
15/05/2017 - 10:00am to 3:30pm

This two day course offers clear guidance for the provision of a systematic, synthetic phonics programme following the pace and progression of Letters and Sounds. It will strengthen practitioner knowledge and understanding of phonics subject knowledge and terminology in line with EYFS 2014 and National Curriculum 2014 and will provide ideas and resources for how to plan for successful use and application of phonics learning in the wider curriculum.

On day one participants will:

• Explore the theoretical/ historical landscape related to the teaching of phonics

• Understand the importance of Early Phonological Development and how to provide meaningful and engaging activities to support this in your setting

• Recognise the impact that the systematic teaching of phonics can have on children’s skills to decode and write

• Clarify subject knowledge around the terminology related to the teaching of phonics and the expectations related to the pace and progression of learning

• Become familiar with the basic phonic code and how to teach the essential skills of blending and segmenting

• Identify how to provide a fun and multisensory approach to the daily, discrete teaching of the basic phonic code within a rich reading programme, linked to high quality children’s texts and experiences

• Explore strategies for teaching and learning the high frequency words

On day two participants will:

• Learn how to move children into reading and spelling fluency by looking at larger chunks of words, including consonant clusters and rime patterns

• Become familiar with the complex phonics code and how to encourage an investigative approach for children to know and understand patterns for spelling

• Identify how to provide a fun and multisensory approach to the daily, discrete teaching of the complex phonic code within a rich reading programme, linked to high quality children’s texts and experiences

• Explore activities to move children from phonics to the spelling rules and expectations for Years 1 and 2

• Investigate the essential elements of practice and the classroom environment that enable children to become confident and competent readers and writers

In addition all participants will receive a resource pack including carefully selected high quality texts, teacher publications, a CD of resources to use in the classroom and ideas on how to reinforce the teaching of phonics within the wider reading curriculum.

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

Course participant

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

National Curriculum 2014
CLPE
Webber Street (corner of Webber Row)
London
SE1 8QW
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources
  • CLPE Reading and Writing Scales