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Achieving Excellence in Vocabulary Acquisition

Have you heard of the 'Word Gap' - the large disparity in how many words children hear at home before they reach school age? Vocabulary is certainly a focus of the 2014 National Curriculum, and it's of particular concern to Ofsted too. This engaging short course outlines five powerful approaches to help your children acquire vocabulary, and use it in more sophisticated ways.

  • Rooted in research
  • Appropriate for all year groups
  • Practical ideas that work in the classroom
  • School-wide licence for everyone at your school
1 hour
Access For
30 Days
£99.00 + VAT

About this course

This on-demand short course costs just £99+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing 30 days access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About on-demand training' section below.

Course overview:

Have you heard about the 32 million 'word gap' for disadvantaged children? Although that figure has been discredited, newer research still suggests a large disparity in vocabulary exposure. This engaging short course looks at some of our favourite approaches for vocabulary acquisition. By watching this training you will:

  • Hear about research into vocabulary inequality
  • Explore strategies that help children with vocabulary
  • Learn how to encourage sophistication in children's vocabulary use


  • Headteachers, SLT, English coordinators
  • Class teachers, TAs
  • EYFS, KS1, KS2

About on-demand training

The school-wide licence for this short course costs just £99+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this on-demand training:

  • The course will be made available to every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days.
  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team can watch the training at a time that suits them - on-demand - and will be able to pause or rewind to review sections.

How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this short course, please click one of the 'Add To Basket' buttons below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

£99.00 + VAT