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Music and Phonics

Price:
£150.00
Date: 
Thursday, 31 October, 2019
Location: 
London
Venue: 
Margaret McMillan Nursery School and Children's Centre, Hornsey Rise, Islington, London, N19 3SF

*Price - NB early bird discount is applied automatically if available: for the Member rate, please login to your account.

  • Members £150, or with early bird discount (until 19 September 2019) £120
  • Non-members £180, or with early bird discount (until 19 September 2019) £150

Book three training days at once, or three places on a course, and save £20 on each of them! To take advantage of this offer, add the three events to your basket, and use the coupon code: EEDISCOUNT3 - the discount will automatically be applied at the checkout.

Course outline

This highly enjoyable and accessible course focuses on ways of fostering early phonological development using carefully chosen musical activities and play. It follows the “Letters and Sounds” document Phase One. Steve recorded the CDs for A&C Black’s Singing Phonics series. While there is a focus on laying the foundations for phonics the activities are holistic and will contribute to all aspects of children’s development.

Aims and objectives - Delegates will have opportunities to:

  • Learn tried and tested songs rhymes and games that their children will love to sing
  • Gain an understanding of the integral relationship between music and early phonological development
  • Boost their ability and confidence in all their musical activities with ideas linked to “Letters and Sounds”
  • Learn simple ideas for using body percussion and rhythm sticks that will make a big difference to their sessions
  • Learn how to encourage children’s experience of instrumental sounds and using instruments

There is a CD/booklet that contains the material in this course.

The trainer

You can view Steve's profile on his dedicated Associates page.

Speaker/s: 
Steve Grocott
Time: 
9am registration, Course runs 9.30am - 3.30pm
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