Early Level Literacy Academy

Dates of Course:

25/10/2021
11/11/2021
03/02/2022
07/04/2022
22/09/2022
17/11/2022
23/02/2023

Time: TBC

Venue: Google Meet

Tutor: Fiona McNeill

 Designed for: Staff working within early level

Course Outline 

With a focus on child development and pre-literacy skills we will explore:

  • Sensory Motor
  • Relating to Others & Early Oral Language
  • Play & Creativity
  • Mark Making
  • Importance of Sound Rhythm and Rhyme
  • Print Awareness and Reading

Sessions will be supported by experts from Speech and Language, Physio and Occupational Therapy as well as practical ways of transferring into a P1class or nursery setting.

Course Outcomes

  • Develop a deeper understanding of child development and how children acquire early literacy skills.
  • Work collegiately across Early Level to promote an understanding of child development and links to Curriculum for Excellence.
  • Plan focussed learning through play to help close the gaps and raise attainment in across Early Years.
  • Promote high quality play experiences, interactions and spaces to embed literacy skills.
  • Develop confidence in evidencing children’s progress and next steps.

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