I specialise in training to allow schools to:  
  • Identify pupils who have communication needs 
  • Improve the quality of teaching 
  • Improve the quality of leadership and management 
  • Improve the behaviour of pupils 
  • Improve inclusion of children with special educational needs (SEN) 
  • Create communication-friendly classrooms

Bespoke training for education and support staff 

  • Information on speech, language and communication development
  • How to identify children in your classroom with communication difficulties
  • Practical classroom techniques to support communication development
  • Strategies which are simple, effective and easily included within your school

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TalkBoost-KS1 logo  Talk Boost KS1 training for teachers and teaching assistants

Narrowing the gap between 4-7 year olds with speech and language delay and their peers, Talk Boost KS1 is a targeted and evidence-based intervention, which supports language delayed children to make significant progress with their communication skills.

Training enables: 

  • Early identification of children with communication needs
  • Up to 12 to 18 months of progress in communication development in just 10 weeks
  • Positive impact on whole class listening, attention and behaviour.
  • Improved quality of teaching
  • Use of the ICAN Talk Boost KS1 progress tracker to aid leadership teams

School Testimonials

quotemark  Amanda is a great ambassador for the KS1 Talk Boost programme. 
- Wendy, Head Teacher
quotemark  Thank you, Amanda for running such an informative and exciting inset for us. 
- Dawn, Head of Learning Support

quotemark   A dynamic presentation!
Thought provoking, and an invaluable resource. - Caroline, Learning Support Assistant

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