Everyone agrees that an understanding of phonics is essential to cracking the code for reading. This work discusses early language development. It focuses on the phonics debate; and provides activities to support multi-sensory learning environments for the teaching of phonological development in the Foundation Stage and early Key Stage 1.
Sally Featherstone has a wealth of experience as a teacher, head teacher and a local authority adviser and inspector. In recent years, alongside her activities in publishing, Sally has continued to build a national reputation as a trainer and consultant in the Primary and Early Years field.