Gain strategies, scaffolds and advice for developing early reading in Key Stage 1, learn how to manage this in a diverse classroom, and understand the impact of literacy difficulties and SEND on early reading development. Ideal for all Key Stage 1 classroom teachers and Primary literacy leads.
Designed and delivered by our expert consultant teachers, this sessions is ideal for teachers, SENCos and higher-level teaching assistants who work directly with learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND. We would also recommend it for senior leaders looking to implement inclusive practise across their workforce.
- The skills needed for reading: understanding what makes a successful reader, and the skills learners need to develop in for reading in Key Stage 1.
- Barriers to reading: exploring the barriers to reading that learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND experience.
- Strategies frameworks and tools: we will share a bank of reading development frameworks and strategies for supporting learners with barriers to literacy.
Participants will leave with:
- An understanding of why it’s so important that pupils learn to read accurately and fluently in Key Stage 1.
- An understanding of how developing reading and language skills in the early years impacts on future success.
- Methods for breaking down and differentiating reading skills in order to provide targeted support for learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND.
- A bank of strategies for supporting Key Stage 1 learners who struggle with reading and making your lessons more inclusive and accessible for all learners.