Making a Strong Start in Reception 

This is a free event which is designed to help schools ensure children in EYFS make a strong start with their Phonics journey.

We will show you how to:

  • Ensure pace, progress and consistency
  • Reinforce Phonics throughout the day
  • Ensure no child gets left behind - ‘Keep up’ not ‘Catch up’
  • Give EYFS children the best start to their Phonics journey 

Who should attend?

Any of the following who has an interest in ensuring all pupils in EYFS make a strong start with their reading: 


KS1 Leaders

EYFS Leaders

EYFS Teachers

Reading/ Phonics Leaders

(MAX 2 member of staff per school)

Click your preferred date below, to book your place.

Thursday 24th June 2021

Thursday 1st July 2021 



“We both felt the time and effort that your brilliant team went to, provided an experience that far exceeded our expectations. We both look forward to working with you again soon”.

Headteacher- Stockport

“Thank you for a fabulous day, it was informative and thought provoking. The demonstrations were particularly helpful in phonics and the guided Reading ”.

Phonics Lead- Tameside

“I would like to thank all concerned for the day on Friday, because not only was it well-organised and full of useful information, but everyone from Lacey Green was very open to supporting those of us attending the course, readily offering advice and listening to our thoughts. This made the day extremely useful and enjoyable”.

Headteacher- Cheshire East

“Thank you for allowing us to attend your showcase on Friday. It was very useful and gave us lots of food for thought!”

Deputy Headteacher- St Helens


Contact us

Lacey Green English Hub

Barlow Road,
Cheshire, SK9 4DP