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NQTs & new to Reception teachers & EYFS TAs - Literacy in EYFS

 Literacy in the EYFS - for Reception NQTs, new to Reception teachers & TAs

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more things you know, the more places you will go.”  - Dr Seuss

This course will provide delegates with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of the EYFS Statutory requirements for Literacy, underpinned by the requirements for Communication and Language. In addition to exploring key concepts and skills, delegates will consider implications for learning environments, resources and adult support.  The course will be delivered over 2 half days and 1 twilight follow up session.

As a result of attending this course, delegates will have developed their understanding of:

  • The statutory EYFS requirements for Communication & Language and Literacy;
  • The development of early reading and writing skills;
  • Key elements and strategies for practice;
  • The role of the adult in supporting and inspiring young children on their journey to becoming readers and writers

    PLEASE NOTE: All delegates must bring a copy of:
  • EYFS Statutory Framework
  • EYFS Development Matters
  • EYFS Profile Exemplification materials for Communication & Language and Literacy

Venue:   Hampton Hargate Primary School, Hargate Way, Hampton, Peterborough PE7 8BZ





Refreshments & Registration:

Session 1:

Thursday 16th Nov 2017

1.15pm – 4.15pm 

From 1.00pm

Twilight 1:

Thursday 11th Jan 2018

4.00pm – 5.30pm  

From 3.45pm

Session 2:

Friday 23rd Feb 2018

9.15am – 12.15pm 

From 9.00am

Total price:   (For the 2 sessions and 1 twilight)  £135

Course Leader:  Al Carroll - Peterborough Teaching & Learning Associates

Al Carroll - Learning & Teaching Adviser - As a primary school teacher for 15 years, Al has taught a range of year groups in Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Zambia, with a particular interest and specialism in Reception / Year 1, including  Phase Leading EYFS.  More recently Al has worked as an EYFS Adviser and Profile Moderation Manager for Peterborough City Council, in the Early Years and School Improvement Teams.