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Statutory Assessment and Moderation: Phonics Letters and Sounds


EYFS, Reception & KS1 Teachers and TAs

No cost to schools that have bought the School Compliance and Governor training 2019-20 package.


Synthetic Phonics Subject Knowledge
This session will provide participants with the subject knowledge that is necessary for effective synthetic phonics teaching. It covers synthetic phonics terminology, blending and segmenting words, sorting words and identifying patterns & learning some basic phonic/spelling rules.

The Letters and Sounds Programme:
This session provides an overview of the Letters and Sounds programme. Various teaching activities are modelled with participants taking on the role of children in the classroom. Planning for the discrete teaching of phonics and features of effective phonics teaching are discussed.

Letters and Sounds Planning:
In this session practitioners are taken through the features of effective phonics planning and sample plans from Phases 2-6 are provided. Practical activities give practitioners the knowledge they need to plan high quality phonics lessons, making use of Assessment for Learning.


  • To improve phonics subject knowledge for practitioners.
  • To improve practitioner understanding of the features of effective phonics teaching, with particular reference to the use of the Letters and Sounds programme.
  • To improve the quality of phonics planning (and subsequent teaching).


EYFS, Reception & KS1 Teachers and TAs

15 Oct 2019 09:00 - 15:30

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School Compliance and Governor Training
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Date and Time

15 Oct 2019 09:00 - 15:30


Brent Civic Centre (CCTS / Training Suite), Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ


Lesley Clarke
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