Supported by Waltham Forest

Teaching Phonics for Reception aged children


Mon, 22 Jan 2018 09:30 - 12:30


Queens Road Community Centre 215 Queens Road Walthamstow London E17 8PJ


Early Years Teaching and Learning Support

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This training session is part of the Early Years Teaching and Learning Training Framework. Heather Rick (LBWF - EYFS Consultant) will be leading this session.


This training session is part of the Early Years Profile Moderation training, particularly to support practitioners working in PVI settings, who have Reception aged children in their settings.
This training will be suitable for Reception class NQTs and classroom TAs.
The course will look at phonic progression using ‘Letters and Sounds’ with a focus on Phase 2 and Phase 3.

This session will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the following:
• Step by step phonic development of Letters and Sounds Phase 2 (19 phonemes) and Phase 3 (23 phonemes).
• Planning exciting and effective phonic sessions for children.
• How to match letter sounds to letter shapes.
• Supporting children to blend sounds together to make words for reading and writing.
• Offering ideas for continuous provision for children to access phonics in the setting.


• Practitioners will learn a graduated phonic progression for children to follow, and to support children to match letters to sounds (phonemes).
• Practitioners will be shown practical and exciting ideas to support phonic development during a phonic session.
• Creating a phonic rich learning environment to support learning.
• Helping children to blend and segment sounds to make words that they can read and write.

Booking information:

For more details and information on the session, please contact Heather Rick at or phone 07989 454511.
For general booking queries and information, please contact Temi Elusope at or phone 020 8496 2909.


Early Years Practitioners from Schools and PVIs