Supporting Phonological Awareness

12 March 2021 @ 09:30 - 13:30
This session will be an online webinar. Phonological awareness—its role in the development of speech and literacy skills and strategies for identifying pupils who need targeted intervention.




The webinar will cover the following areas:

  • Introduction to speech and language
  • Phonological awareness; what it is and how it
  • develops
  • The importance of phonological awareness for phonics and wider literacy skills
  • The links with speech sound development
  • How to identify children who need additional
  • support.
  • Effective strategies to support phonological
  • awareness skills.

Outcomes for delegates:

  • An understanding of phonological awareness and its role in the development of speech and literacy skills
  • Understanding phonological awareness as a strong predictor for literacy skills.
  • Strategies for identifying children struggling with these skills
  • Practical strategies for supporting phonological skills

Audience: SENCos, Inclusion Managers, Teachers, TAs, Learning Mentors, Parents

Training led by: Wendy Lee
Wendy has worked as a speech and language therapist for over 30 years. She has worked in clinical practice, higher education and the third sector, where she led on a number of projects, as well as inputting on national policy and research.

Wendy is currently the Director of LINGO, which provides consultancy, professional development, resources and speech and language therapy. She works with academy trusts, schools and settings and in partnership with local and national organisations supporting speech,
language and communication.

Cost: £69+VAT / person
Limited discounted places are available to parents on request. Please email

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Cancellations/Refunds: Cancellations of training events are subject to a 25% administration fee where the cancellation is made 3 weeks or more before the date of the event. No refund is payable for a cancellation made within 2 weeks prior to the training course – in this event the full sum shown on the invoice remains payable.



Advanced booking is required to attend this event.

  • Adults: £69