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Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme Training

Dandelion Learning

This training is aimed at Reception and KS1 teachers and is appropriate for schools who are using the Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme. This CPD can be delivered via Zoom or face to face as appropriate.
This training will:
  • Give teachers and TAs confidence in phonics terminology, subject knowledge and best practice re the teaching of early reading.
  • Explore practical strategies and effective routines to teach blending, segmenting, knowledge of GPCs and common exception words.
  • Examine the Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme, including the teaching sequence, progression in phonics and assessment of pupil progress. 
  • Provide guidance on how best to support children who are at risk of falling behind the expected pace of the programme.
Training options for one school:
Free consultancy call to discuss bespoke CPD suitable for your school.
Option 1: 3 hour session £595 (+VAT).
Option 2: Whole day INSET £1275 (+VAT).
A menu of CPD packages are available including support for school leaders and phonics refresher training. Discounted rates are also available for groups of schools working together. Please contact treandpet@dandelionlearning.co.uk 

Hammond Education

The CPD provided will enable you to use Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme with confidence across EY/KS1 and KS2. All training can be in person or virtual.

 

Part 1: ‘Let’s get started’-Training for Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Training package includes initial introductory discussion to identify the schools’ current needs.

  • Option 1: Two-part training session to introduce the Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Systematic, Synthetic Phonics (SSP) Programme. £800 
  • Option 2: Inset day 5 hours to introduce the Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Systematic, Synthetic Phonics (SSP) Programme. £800

Part 2: Reading/Phonics Leader Training. Three action research sessions that support the reading/phonics subject leaders to review the schools current phonics practice and to plan for the upcoming school year with growing confidence and expertise. 

Three sessions- £100 per school per session

 

Part 3: Further training sessions available on request on the lowest 20%, making a strong start in Year R, interventions, early reading, assessment, phonics- the basics training and KS2 support. These would be identified in the initial discussion.

 Additional bespoke sessions £400 for 2 hours.

 

In person visits will incur travel costs. For further information contact:

 stephaniehammondeducation@gmail.com

 

 

 

Herts for Learning

This training programme will enable teaching staff to use Smart Kids Letters and Sounds Phonics Programme with confidence across EY/KS1 and KS2. All training will be delivered remotely.

Our sessions will:
  • Build subject knowledge and understanding of best practice in phonics teaching, including the development of clear routines and teaching sequences.
  • Explore the phonics progression as outlined in Smart Kids Letters and Sounds SSP and support schools to align their provision accordingly.
  • Offer support to schools in terms of the assessment and tracking of pupils, along with guidance to assist pupils who have gaps in their phonics knowledge.

Option 1: whole school INSET delivered remotely via webinar 4 hours: £742 (+VAT)

Option 2: half day whole school INSET delivered remotely via webinar 2 hours £371 (+VAT)

Option 3: twilight INSET delivered remotely via webinar 75 minutes £252 (+VAT)

 

Our CPD menu includes courses for those new to phonics, refresher courses for more experienced practitioners and courses specifically for subject leaders. A broad range of packages and bespoke sessions are available.

For more options and information, please contact training@hertsforlearning.co.uk