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Outstanding Phonics – Virtual (Zoom)

30th June 2022 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Outstanding Phonics CPD

Developing early reading and teaching phonics is more essential than ever.

“In reaching an evaluation against the ‘quality of education’ judgement, inspectors will consider whether … the school has developed sufficient expertise in the teaching of phonics and reading.”


The aim of this course is:

  • To understand the important of phonics in reading and writing
  • To know what children need to be taught
  • To develop good phonics subject knowledge
  • To develop strategies to ensure effective phonics training

The course covers the following:

  • What is phonics and why is it important?
  • Terminology
  • Grapheme-Phoneme correspondences
  • Successful decoding and encoding
  • Segmenting and blending
  • Long vowel digraphs
  • Difficulties with phonics
  • Phonics lessons
  • A sequential approach to reading
  • Spelling into Key Stage 2
  • The OFSTED inspection process and outcomes – key questions

This course is aimed at:

  • Teachers
  • Teachers new to EYFS and KS1
  • English leads
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Learning Support Assistants
  • HLTAs
  • Early Career Teachers

This course is for the whole day from 9.30 am until 3.30 pm and there will be activities for candidates to complete.

9.30 am – 3.30 pm

Good level of detail given. Staff feel more prepared to teach phonics.

Kerry Marshall Squirrels Heath Junior Phonics 25/06/2021

A really informative session. It gave us lots to think about and how we move forward in our setting introducing Phonics. It has developed my knowledge and expertise. Also, well delivered – Thank you John. Would definitely recommend you to other colleagues and schools!

Jackie Gladden Range High School Outstanding phonics 19/05/2022


30th June 2022
9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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Course leader

John Musgrave Bolanos

  • Experienced Headteacher – NPQH (2006)
  • 26+ years education experience – teaching and leadership
  • Data analyst
  • Languages advisor
  • EYFS/Primary/Secondary/16-19 advisor
  • Change management consultant
  • Curriculum specialist
  • School governor 25 years
  • Safeguarding specialist
  • Experienced Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • Autism curriculum designer – Engagement Model
  • Inclusion and SEND specialist

Click here to find out more about John’s experience and the training opportunities he provides.

JMB Education John

If you are interested in any of our courses as a twilight meeting, INSET or staff meetings for your school, please get in touch – contact john@jmbeducation.com for details.

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