Communication and language

Communication and language does not just include speaking and the development of vocabulary, while we recognise the vast importance of these it is important to remember that we communicate in a variety of different ways and rely on multiple strategies to become effective communicators.

  • Children are learning how to listen and attain including the ability to discriminate one sound from another, this ranges vastly from distinguishing the voice of a loved one to hearing a single sound in a spoken word. 
  • Children are developing their understanding of words, context and beginning to build sentences that express and share their ideas in different ways.
  • Children are learning to speak and confidently and share their ideas, their experience, their interests and creativity.

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