Building Blocks to Reading With Anne Harding

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Literacy
  • Full
  • Early Years
  • Curriculum, Workforce

Course description

A course for library staff and early years practitioners on laying the foundations for happy and successful reading and inspiring a love of books.

Expected learning outcomes

 greater understanding of early language and literacy development

 more knowledge of the EYFS language and literacy goals and ways to support them

 practical strategies for nurturing reading skills and fostering reading enjoyment

 more confidence in choosing and using rhymes, books and other resources

 tips for successful story and rhyme times

 new ideas for helping parents and carers to support children’s reading effectively

Course leader

Anne is an independent trainer. She specialises in children’s and young people’s reading and children’s and school libraries.


9.15 registration

9.30 early language and literacy development

10.45 break

11.00 activities to encourage language and literacy

12.15 lunch

1.00 reading resources and ways to exploit them

2.15 break

2.30 family literacy

3.15 strategies for action

4.00 close

It will be held at Hampton Library & Leisure Centre, and will cost £55 per person.

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