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Communication and Language for Early Years


Language is something children acquire as they grow and learn. The best way to develop language is through interaction. 

The way to interact with your children is to spend time with them and the best learning opportunities are found during play.

Communication and Language

Speech Development

Children's speech develops at different rates. This Speech Sound Developmental Wheel gives parents an indication of which sounds are generally produced by children at different ages. Remember - this is just a guide! If you are at all concerned about your child's speech development, please talk to their keyworker or the nursery manager.

Speech Link Parent Portal - this useful tool enables parents to assess their child's language development for: speech, talking, understanding and listening & attention.