Foundations of Phonics gives those working with under 5's a better understanding of phonics. It is designed to give clear direction in developing activities and provision which supports the development of early reading and writing skills.

This session uses the most recent information from the DFE guidance on Early Reading and breaks it down to be actionable and fun in the EYFS.

What's will be covered:

  • What is phonics?
  • Key terms and words used in phonics
  • The importance of foundational phonics for children
  • How phonics supports children to read and write
  • How to say sounds correctly
  • The 5 stages of foundational phonics
  • Simple ideas to support children's learning before age 5

Who is it for?

This Webinar is for Early Years practitioners working with children from birth to starting school.

What will I learn?

We share our knowledge, experience and up to date working practise about developing early phonics for children including:

  • the 5 key areas of early phonics
  • how early phonics sets children up for success
  • how to create simple and fun learning in any setting
  • how phonics is taught in school

What will I get?

  • A 1 hour live webinar
  • 1 year access to the recording to watch anytime you want
  • Expert knowledge delivered in a way that inspires and develops confidence
  • the opportunity to ask questions too

When is the live Webinar?

Foundations of Phonics will be live on Zoom on

Wednesday 6th October at 8pm


Thursday 7th October at 10am.

You will receive a zoom link to join and can attend either session (they are the same session repeated at different times).

But, if you're busy then don't worry as you will be sent the recording within 24 hours and have 12 month access to watch.

The Webinar Creators:

Emma is an Early Years specialist and has also been a Head Teacher for 6 years. She currently works as a Strategic Lead for Early Years in a Multi Academy Trust supporting Heads of School and Early Years teams in 18 schools in Devon.

Vix is an experienced Primary teacher with a background in psychology and teaching expertise from Reception right up to Year 6.

Over 20 years combined experience gives them a wealth of expert knowledge to share with you.

Emma leads this Webinar.

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Here's what previous course attendees say:

"Thank you so much the session was done brilliantly and has been a great help for me to understand phonics" Katrina

"Both sessions have been amazing... thankyou so much, lots of tips so its all been very helpful :)" Lisa

"Learnt lots of information that we can put in to practice." Kelly

"Really enjoyed this course, thank you!!" Ethan