Improving Communication, Language and Literacy in the Early Years

The Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) states that the  importance of developing good literacy skills is fundamental for building fulfilling careers and rewarding lives and that teachers and parents agree on this.
A guidance report was created to support Head Teachers, teachers , governors and parents.
We have included some links to explain how and why we use these methods to help us to improve literacy and communication within the early years.
High Quality Interactions: Using the ShREC approach
 Here is the guidance on how we teach early phonological awareness and there are a few games that you can play at home with your child, to support their learning.
Phonological Awareness and Phonemic Awareness
 The number of conversations children have with adults and peers through-out the day in a language-rich environment is crucial (EEF 2018).
Here is a prompt that can be used to develop children's vocabulary and language structures.
Supporting Oral Language Development