Be confident in using phonics to help children learn to read and write.

Course details

Duration: Full and half day open courses are also available

Who should attend: All practitioners
Level: Introductory

What will I learn?

Phonics is a systematic method for teaching children to read and write, showing the relationship between written letters of the alphabet and the sounds of spoken language.  Learn a range of play-based phonics activities. 

Key topics:

  • Your understanding of phonics
  • Letters and sounds
  • Help children develop physical skills for writing
  • Your role in supporting children's phonic development
  • Planning effective phonics activities
  • Phonics good practice.

Full day additional topics:

  • Physical needs for writing
  • Supporting motor skills development
  • Activities to support and embed phonics in the setting.

Book this childcare course for your nursery: Please call 01484 407070 for a quote


    Prices are based on up to 16 delegates (we recommend 10 as a minimum). A small extra charge applies for extra delegates. You will receive a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development.

      Weekday  Saturday 
       Half Day   Full Day   Half Day   Full Day 
    NDNA Member   £505  £699  £569  £765
    Non-member  £631  £806  £712  £885

Find out more:

For more information contact our training team by calling 01484 40 70 70 or email

“Excellent course, very informative and at the right level. I would definitely recommend.”
  - Trudy Burton, St. Mary’s Childcare Centre