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S&L&CN – Speech And Language Support In The Classroom – 3 Day Course
Thursday 21st May 2020, 21/05 & 04/06 & 18 june 09:15 - 15:30 - all centrally run courses include a buffet lunch.

Who is it for:

SENCos, teachers and teaching assistants.  Teacher and teaching assistant pairs preferable but not essential


This is co-delivered with a speech and language therapist.


Areas Covered:

  • Identification of speech, language and communicationneeds (SLCN).
  • Strategies and resources to support all areas of SLCN including listening and attention, memory difficulties, understanding verbal information, expressive language difficulties,effective teaching of vocabulary, narrative skills, speech sound difficulties and social interaction.
  • Impact of SLCN on teaching, learning,literacy and behaviour.
  • The language friendly environment.
  • Communication process.
  • Normal communication development.



Course Outcomes:

  • A range of strategies to inform quality first teaching in the classroom.
  • Ideas to develop the language supportive classroom.
  • An increased understanding of speech language and communication and how this impacts on teaching, learning and behaviour.
  • An increased ability to identify SLCN.

Dates:   21 May, 4 June & 18 June  2020.  Alternatively, this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email liz.richardson@leicester.gov.uk

Duration: Three full days, 09:15 – 15:30

Fee: £450 per delegate.  All centrally run full day courses include a buffet lunch


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2429
Date: Thursday 21st May 2020
Time: 21/05 & 04/06 & 18 june 09:15 - 15:30 - all centrally run courses include a buffet lunch.
Cost: £450 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£450 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: Colleen Kitchen
Location: All Nations Church Leicester
10 Frog Island, Leicester, LE3 5AG
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