Peterborough Council Learning & Development Services

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Bridging the Gap: Communication, Language and Literacy in Reception

Virtual Zoom Meeting, Zoom Invite to be sent via email
Course Tutors
Sally Atkinson
Admin Contact
School Effectiveness [Admin Purposes] (
Target Audience
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Course Types
School Improvement Training
Course categories
School Improvement
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Course description
This half day workshop will focus on supporting children’s listening and attention, understanding and speaking to ensure children reach their full potential in the EYFS. The course will explore how to provide appropriate and rich learning opportunities for all children to support the development of their communication, language and literacy from their starting points.

The session will be led by Sally Atkinson (School Improvement Learning and Teaching Adviser, EYFS)

Cost details

£35 per person for all LA maintained schools in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire

£45 per person for all academies in Peterborough and Cambridgeshire, schools from other LAs and Independent schools
Training objectives

  • To explore effective ways to develop children’s early communication and language

  • To support practitioners in planning appropriate provision and learning for communication and language

  • To provide examples of effective learning environments for developing communication friendly spaces

  • To explore ideas for developing children’s physical skills to support reading and writing

Learning outcomes
Additional Information
Start Date
Thursday 14 October 2021
End Date
Thursday 14 October 2021
Closing Date
Wednesday 13 October 2021
14:30 - 16:30
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