Early years

Resources and tools for early language development and parental engagement.

Early years programmes

We train early years staff and volunteers to work with families, building parents’ confidence so that they can support their children’s communication, language and literacy skills at home.

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    Early Words Together

    Early Words Together helps parents support their young child’s literacy and language development.
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    Early Words Together at Two

    Early Words Together at Two is an adaptation of our Early Words Together programme, designed specifically for families of two-year-olds.
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    CPD & training

    Our CPD offer develops practitioners’ skills and knowledge in the areas of communication, language and literacy (CLL) and social and emotional development.
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    HELLO framework

    Audit language and communication provision in the early years.
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    Everyone Ready for School

    Everyone Ready for School engages parents in their young child’s learning through a series of fun, creative events held at the school the child will attend in September.
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    Small Talk

    Small Talk is a new project which helps parents turn the activities they are already doing with their child every day into new opportunities to build their child’s language...
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Early years resources

Our early years resources will help schools, settings and parents support children’s development from birth to five.

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Early years research

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