Mark Making to Writing Journey


2 hours | 1:30pm - 3:30pm 2 hours | 4:30pm - 6:30pm

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Mark Making to Writing Journey – 16th May 2019

Mark Making to Writing Journey – 16th May 2019


Jane Howarth


Every Child Training

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Course Description

This practical course will help you to support children in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) to develop the physical skills needed to become confident writers and ultimately improve writing outcomes.

What will I learn?

During this course, we will:

  • Review the mark making to writing milestones for each band of development from birth to 60 months;
  • Provide practical, low cost ideas to enhance your mark making and writing opportunities within continuous indoors and outdoors provision; and
  • Become familiar with Bolton's Mark Making to Writing guidance.

Delegates can purchase a copy of the high quality resource 'Mark Making to Writing Journey' for £10 when orderering multiple copies of any of the three resources in the series:

  • The Early Communication and Language Journey
  • Mark Making to Writing Journey
  • The Number Journey

These provide a framework for development and an ongoing reference tool for use back in your setting.

Please note, there is a minimum order of two copies. This can be across the range of three resources. Click on the green 'order resources' button at the top of this page and select the resources you need.


Delivered by: Bolton Start Well Service, Communications and Language Development Team


Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is aimed at all practitioners working with children aged 6 months to 6 years and their families.

Booking Arrangements

To book a place on this session, please click the orange 'book' button at the top of this page. Alternatively e-mail:

Commitments and Cancellations

In order to maintain best value, we need to run this course on a maximum occupancy basis. If your place is confirmed but you are unable to attend, please send an alternative representative or cancel your place in writing by e-mailing: with a minimum of 24 hours' notice.


If for any reason we have to cancel or postpone a professional development session, we will notify all delegates booked onto the session as quickly as possible.

Our Main Teachers

Jane Howarth

Start Well Early Years Consultant

Jane Howarth is a Start Well Early Years Consultant delivering the Quality and Outcomes offer to EYFS funded providers.

Price : Free

Max Availability : 25

Role : 2 Year Old Provision All Early Years Practitioners Childminders Communication Champions Daycare Managers Daycare Room Leaders EYFS Leaders EYFS Managers EYFS Teaching Assistants Literacy Coordinators Mathematics Coordinators Mathematics Leads in Schools New Practitioners Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs) Nursery Room Leaders Nursery Teachers Out of School Club Leaders Practitioners Refreshing Knowledge Reception Teachers

Location : Bolton College

Type : EYFS Offer (Fully Funded for Bolton Providers Only)


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