Talk Boost – Key Stage 1

Who is it for:

Teachers and Teaching Assistants supporting children with language delay in Reception and Key Stage 1

Key Information about Talk Boost:

  • Training provided in school as 1 whole day (or 4 twilight sessions)
  • Talk Boost is a structured and robustly evidenced based programme developed by
  • I CAN, a national charity leading in the field of speech, language and communication.

National trials show it can boost a child’s communication skills by an average of 18 months after 10 weeks’ intervention.

Talk Boost provides classroom staff with effective strategies and practical activities that children enjoy which focus on:

  • listening and attention;
  • developing vocabulary;
  • sentence building;
  • storytelling;
  • building conversations.
  • Pupil Premium – this intervention has shown to close the gap between 4-7 year olds with language delay and their peers.

We will provide:

  • Accredited specialist Trainer
  • Evaluation for school after training
  • Ongoing coaching/mentoring role if requested
  • Next steps

Dates:

Tues 14 Feb 2018 at Pound Lane Learning Centre, Pound Lane, Leamington Spa, CV32 7RT

9:30 – 4:00pm – Cost – £100 per pair (Teacher & TA) – Lunch Provided

Teacher Manuals and resources need to be purchased from ICAN and brought along on the day

Please contact carolinegale@warwickshire.gov.uk or marshall.d@welearn365.com for more details.