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Bridging Gaps in Phonics in Reception

Who should attend:
Reception teachers; EYFS Leaders; English /Phonics Subject Leaders

This 2-hour online training session is designed to support Reception teachers with identifying gaps in pupilsí phonic knowledge in order to secure progress in both early reading and writing.  A range of assessment approaches will be shared, together with strategies for prioritising and teaching key elements of phonics. Strengthening the links between phonics teaching and application in reading will be a key focus throughout the session. The effective use of differentiation and intervention to maximise pupilsí progress will also be explored.

Course Objectives:

  • To unpick the key aspects of phonic knowledge essential for progress in early reading and writing.
  • To explore a range of strategies for assessing pupilsí phonic knowledge.
  • To understand how to address gaps in phonic knowledge through quality first teaching, differentiation and intervention.
  • To develop our understanding of the relationship between phonics and early reading.

Leader(s): Liz Holmes, BPSI Adviser

Date(s): 06 May 2021
Time(s): 13:30 - 15:30
Format: This is a remote training sessio
This session will be not be recorded so please only sign up if you can attend
Provider: Barnet Partnership for School Improvement (BPSI)
Charges: Traded Services - No charge for subscribers to Barnet Partnership for School Improvement (BPSI).
Non-Member schools and organisations: £158

The council is committed to providing equality of opportunity for all. If you have any particular needs (for example, access, parking, hearing loop, large print handouts, signing, tape recorders, or specific dietary needs etc) please telephone the BPSI Business Support Team on (020) 8359 6341/6306/6325 to discuss your needs.

Closing Date: 5 May 2021




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