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Get Reading Off to a Flying Start in the EYFS


Course Details

This inspiring and practical session will draw upon the latest research and best practice in laying down the foundations for happy and successful readers. As well as sharing creative and meaningful ways of helping children to develop early phonic skills and word recognition, strategies will be explored for supporting all children to develop a love of books.

Kym will demonstrate how the nurseries and schools she has worked with achieve high outcomes in reading by teaching children the way they learn best; through playful teaching and the creative use of high quality texts.

How to lay the foundations for happy and successful readers.

Learning Outcomes:

•Explore the key elements of learning to read and how best to support young children, including an overview of the developmental stages involved.
•Gain ideas for a range of play-based activities designed to enhance children’s understanding of the texts they are engaging with.
•Take away a new repertoire of games and ideas for making phonics teaching more engaging.
•Share strategies for igniting the interest of those reluctant to engage in reading activities...
Course Date Tue 18 Jun
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Early Years Practitioners, Teachers and TA's
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Kym Scott
Before starting her own consultancy business, Kym was a school improvement officer for over 15 years. She has a proven track record of helping leaders raise the quality of their EYFS provision. She is one of the keynote speakers behind the highly regarded Keeping Early Years Unique facebook group, and sits of the editorial board of the Early Years Educator magazine. Kym provides consultancy, training, workshops and keynote speeches on several subjects related to early years practice.