School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Achieving Excellence in Vocabulary Acquisition

Have you heard of the 'Word Gap' - the large disparity in how many words children hear at home before they reach school age? Vocabulary is certainly a focus of the 2014 National Curriculum, and it's of particular concern to Ofsted too. This engaging course outlines five powerful approaches to help your children acquire vocabulary, and use it in more sophisticated ways.

  • Rooted in research
  • Appropriate for all year groups
  • Practical ideas that work in the classroom
1 hour
£99 + VAT
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About this course

Have you heard about the 32 million 'word gap' for disadvantaged children? Although that figure has been discredited, newer research still suggests a large disparity in vocabulary exposure. This engaging short course looks at some of our favourite classroom strategies for vocabulary acquisition. By attending this training you will:

  • Hear about research into vocabulary inequality
  • Explore strategies that help children with vocabulary
  • Learn how to encourage sophistication in children's vocabulary use

This course is appropriate for primary and special schools.

  • English Coordinators
  • Class teachers, TAs
  • EYFS, KS1, KS2

How to access this course

This course is easy-to-access in any of the below formats...

  • On-demand recording, with 30 days access to watch at a time and location to suit you!
  • School-wide license, for every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days. Please contact us to purchase your school-wide license for this course.
  • An INSET or after-school twilight at your school, tailored to your requirements. Contact us for your personalised quote.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
Available anytime
Pause, search and watch again for 30 days.

This course as an INSET Day

Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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