Language Lead Support

Early language and communication skills are crucial for children’s success in school and beyond. Language and communication skills include the ability to understand others and express oneself using words, gestures, or facial expressions. Children who develop strong language and communication skills are more likely to arrive at school ready to learn. They also are less likely to have difficulties learning to read and are more likely to have higher levels of achievement in school.

Please view the document Talk Together for information and handy tips.

Please take a look at the exciting songs, poems, rhymes and signs we have been learning by clicking on the links below.

Reception: Nursery rhymes and poems

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To print your own a copy of the above song select the link below


Year 1: Songs and poems

Year 2: Songs and poems

Let's Communicate—Makaton signs and symbols

Throughout the school the children are learning Makaton sign language.

Something Special with Mr Tumble
Using a sign language called Makaton, Justin and Mr Tumble help children learn how to communicate and develop language skills in a fun and exciting way.

Communication For All—Signs and Symbols

Makaton signs of the week

The children are taught new Makaton signs each week:

Nottinghamshire Children's Centre Speech and Language Therapy Team 'Language For Life'

September 2019


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