Word Aware Training

Course 1: An Introduction to Word Aware: teaching vocabulary across the day, across the curriculum

Word Aware trainingSuitable for primary and secondary age.

Word Aware is a fast-paced, fun and interactive workshop style day, which will leave participants well equipped to start Word Aware in their schools or with individual students. You will leave the day with lots of practical ideas on how to develop vocabulary in your school or caseload.

This course is suitable for Speech and Language Therapists, Class Teachers, curriculum co-ordinators, specialist teachers, Head teachers, SENCOs and Educational Psychologists.


The aims of this course are:

  1. Put the new curriculum guidance on vocabulary into practice
  2. Explore word learning theory
  3. Learn a structured approach to teaching vocabulary in the classroom
  4. Plan how you will support vocabulary in your school/s


Book a place

Thinking Talking run courses that individuals can book onto. Check the details on the right.


Commissioning training

Training can also be commissioned by schools or departments. The cost for a whole day’s training is currently £1100 plus expenses. Handouts and PowerPoint are emailed for hosts to print. Participants will also need copies of the book on and after the course. Further information about commissioning a course:

Commissioning a course