(ACL – FEML) Supporting Children’s Writing

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Our Supporting Children’s Writing Course has been specifically designed and created to give parents the basic skills and confidence to actively support their childrens’ writing skills at home and in connection with your in-school Early Years and KS1 programmes.

This is a specialist course that will provide practical support to parents and children in a fun, engaging and open plan method of delivery. Our staff will focus on strategies to support spelling, grammar and punctuation to improve writing and explore different text types and writing styles.

The course is interactive and uses a range of activities to help parents understand how they can help their children to succeed and enjoy learning.

This course will give mums, dads, carers and grandparents the chance to learn new skills and help children learn in a fun and friendly way. This course will help encourage family members to become involved in their children’s learning.

Course Information

This course will be delivered by an experienced adult education specialist in
your school or centre with the focus of supporting parents of child learners at
your school so that they can in turn support struggling writers improve their
skills and progress.


Parents with the support of experienced course tutor will be shown and given
strategies and techniques to encourage and develop writing skills. These can
include; story telling, birthday cards, fill in the blanks and I Spy.


This course will successfully raise children’s achievement through the
development of your parents’ literacy skills and encourage them to develop and
provide a supportive home environment to promote children’s learning.


Research from the National Skills Council 2019 has shown that children and
parents who have attended family learning courses such as this one achieve more
at school and in later life.

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Who is this course for?

This is a course or programme which is available to local community parents/carers run by the Family Learning Team at Leeds City College. This course or programme is aimed at both parents and schools who wish to support, develop and motivate their children as they acquire communication skills and can help parents and carers become more confident in supporting their child's early learning and development.

Benefits / Skills

This course will help parents develop skills to build and imrpove their children's skills in areas such as:

  • Reading skills
  • Storytelling Skills
  • Number Order skills
  • Word Sounds
  • Rhyming Skills

Assessment Types

There is not an entry requirement or accredited exam.

Entry Requirements

Parents, Grandparents, guardians.

Career Progression

Essential skills, ESOL courses

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Course Details

Duration

12 weeks

Study Type

Part time

Start Date

03/01/2023

Course Code

78706-05

Course Facts

Labour Market

Early Years and Key Stage 1 accredited delivery

History

Delivered in your school or centre

Extra Curriculum

I Spy

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Leeds City College
Leeds City College