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Word Play – Ban the Spelling List!

Course Overview:
This course outlines how to make the transition from phonics to spelling without providing just a spelling list of words to your pupils. Learn how to help children find a love for spelling through games and fun activities.

Course Content:

  • Making the transition from phonics to spelling
  • Tools and Rules
  • 60 second games
  • Spelling planning
  • Delving into morphological, lexical and etymological understanding
  • Spelling assessment
  • Golden nuggets
  • Action planning
  • Putting it into practice
  • Question and answer session

About Carolyn Williams:
Carolyn is Head of Year 3 at Warren Road Primary School and has led Spelling and Phonics whilst teaching for a number of years in Key Stage 1. Walk into her classroom and you will see her love of developing vocabulary and how she instils this in even the youngest of children. She also has a passion for empowering TAs to reflect on their own practice through thought-provoking training, based on a coaching approach.

Course Details

Carolyn Williams


Warren Road Primary School, Warren Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6JF

Course Cost:
£75 per delegate

Course Takeaway

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