Language of playThe Language of Play

Using role-play to develop literacy

This exciting training opportunity explores the enormous potential of role-play in the development of children’s language and communication skills.
Designed for Foundation and Key Stage One practitioners, this half-day course offers:

  • inspirational starting points for language based play activities
  • ideas for extending vocabulary through role-play
  • guidance on providing structured activities to encourage and support listening, speaking, reading and writing
  • practical advice on how to create role-play areas with children and seize upon self-initiated learning
  • suggestions on the vital role of adults within play.

Duration: Half day

Past attendees said:
“This is the kind of practical course that changes what you do in the classroom.”

For availability and costings please email Neil direct at, or use the contact page.

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