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Target Audience
EYFS Leaders / EYFS Teachers / Foundation Stage Leaders / Primary Teaching Staff / SEN Teaching Staff / SENCO
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Course Types
Course - Half Day
Course categories
Latest Courses / Teacher CPD / SEND
Course description

This course consists of 3 online sessions.  All days must be attended.

Word Aware is a structured whole school approach to promote the vocabulary development of all children.  Focused on whole class learning, the resource is of particular value for those who start at a disadvantage - including children with Developmental Language Disorder, Special Educational Needs and those who speak English as an additional language, but it will extend the word learning of all students.

Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive course.  You will leave the session with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school.


  • Explore how children learn vocabulary and why it is important

  • Put the new curriculum guidance on vocabulary into practise

  • Learn a structured approach to teaching vocabulary in the classroom

  • Plan how you will support vocabulary in your setting


This course is suitable for Speech & Language Therapists, Class Teachers, Curriculum Co-ordinatros, Specialist Teachers, Headteachers, SENCOs and Educational Psychologists.

This course will be run as an online training session via Microsoft Teams.  Please note:  Ideally, participants will have access to a copy of the book available before joining the course.  The 2013 edition of Word Aware can be purchased from Amazon.

Training objectives

To understand more about the Word Aware Approach and how to put it into action within your own school.

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Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 20 October 2021
End Date
Thursday 18 November 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 19 October 2021
15:00 - 16:30
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