Courses to help with your child's reading

For the latest course dates and times please check our upcoming courses and workshops.

Starting out with phonics

Workshop for parents and carers of preschool children.

This workshop covers the importance of phonics (letters and sounds) and how you can support your child at home.

Tutor: Kerry Fawcett

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Moving on with phonics

Workshop for parents and carers of children in reception and year 1.

Would you like to know more about phonics and how it helps children develop their reading and writing skills?  

This workshop looks at how phonics is used in reception and year 1 and gives ideas on how to support your child at home. This course is recommended if your child is not yet reaching their reading and writing milestones. 

Tutor: Kerry Fawcett

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Help your child to read with phonics – and enjoy it!

Two week course for parents and carers of Year 1 children.

Would you like a better understanding of the way phonics teaches children to read? These workshops make phonics simple and suggest easy, fun ways to support your Year 1 child with reading.

Tutor: Jo Roeg

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Becoming a reader

Workshops for parents and carers of babies and children up to 3 years.

Discover the benefits of sharing books with young children, they are never too young to start! Find out about the journey of becoming a reader and how to encourage a love of books that could last a lifetime.

Tutor: Kerry Fawcett

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Story sacks

Workshop for parents and carers of babies and children under 5.

Learn how to bring books to life with story sacks. Discover how to use toys and props to help your child engage with a story. This workshop would be a good follow-on from the Becoming a reader workshop.

Tutor: Kerry Fawcett

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Make and Play with family learning 

For children aged 2 to 4  and their parent/carer.

In these short workshops you can discover ways to develop your child’s early English skills and bring learning to life with our Early Years teacher, Kerry. You and your child will work together to make and play a game with everyday items in your home and be shown different ways to use it to make learning fun.  

This is a one off workshop.

Tutor: Kerry Fawcett

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