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February

Language Through Colour

Julie Pout (Specialist Teacher and Learning Service) and Helen James (Speech and Language Therapist) will jointly present the course.

The presenters are passionate about the positive impact of Language through Colour from EYFS through to Secondary.

The aims of the course are:To learn how to use the Language Through Colour approach to support learning in the classroom in the following areas:

  1. Understanding and using vocabulary
  2. Using sentence structure
  3. Understanding and using narrative
  4. Reading comprehension.

Language through colour is a very simple colour-coded resource to help children understand the meaning of words and develop their reading and writing. It is an excellent tool for supporting children with language difficulties, benefiting all learners as part of good quality first teaching.

We will explore a model of speech and language, look at the barriers to learning you see in your classroom and how Language through Colour can be used in interventions and whole class teaching to overcome these. There will be lots of examples that are currently being used effectively in local schools and ‘hands on’ activities so that you gain a real practical understanding of the approach.

Refreshments will be provided.

We require a minimum of one weeks’ notice of cancellation for a full refund.


How to book

To book a place or for further details please contact Gemma Geddes:

Email: Gemma.Geddes@thebeacon.kent.sch.uk
Telephone: 01303 847555 (opt 3)

Starts

8:30am

Ends

11:30am


Venue

The Beacon School


Address

Park Farm Road, Folkestone, Kent CT19 5DN

Cost

£25 per person


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