Pre-School Start: Targeted Intervention for Language Ages 3 and 4 (Reception -1)

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Catherine de la Bedoyere

Pre-School Start
180 pages
2016
ISBN: 9781909301757

Pre-School Start is a practical resource that can be used with nursery children who need targeted additional help in developing communication skills. Devised by two speech and language therapists experienced in working with teaching staff, the book consists of three sets of 20 session sheets; one set per term. The session sheets are easy-to-follow plans for small groups; designed to be delivered by nursery staff.

Pre-School Start offers:

  • an introduction on how to use the Pre-School Start programme
  • programme delivery templates containing all the checklists, record sheets and handouts needed to carry out the programme
  • 60 photocopyable session sheets
  • templates for games (colour versions available to download)
  • minimal preparation required.

This is an an invaluable resource for teachers and teaching assistants that encourages good collaborative practice between schools, speech & language therapists, the SENCO and parents.

This title is a follow up to School Start: Targeted Intervention for Language and Sound Awareness in Reception Class by Catherine de la Bedoyere & Catharine Lowri (9781909301580), which is a practical resource that can be used with children who need additional help in developing communication skills during the first year of school.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

Part 2: Preparation Session Sheets

Part 3: Session Sheets

Part 4: Resource Templates

Part 5: Programme Delivery Templates

"It is invigorating to see a well-structured programme highlighting the importance of transferring skills taught in isolation, back into mainstream learning and the home. A Plan B for a 'second chance to learn' the skills is offered, an additional 'post session liaison' to reinforce the language in the main setting environment, as well as documents supporting settings in involving parents. IF this structure is followed systemcatically, it is easy to see how the children make progress!"
- Rebecca Hadley, Assistant Head of Service, Rushall Inclusion Advisory Team - for nasen connect

"It's easy to follow. Evaluation is quick and easy to complete. The children's growth in confidence from beginning to end is really noticeable."
- Teaching Assistant