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.


Webinar overview

  • 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.


Webinar outcomes

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.

Please provide the name(s) of the course participant(s):

Attendee #1

Dates & scheduling:

Thursday 10th February 2022, 16:00 – 17:00


£30 per person



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