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Jolly English Shortlisted at the 2019 Teach Early Years Awards Click here for more information

Jolly English Shortlisted at the 2019 Teach Early Years Awards

   We are delighted to announce that our brand new Jolly English programme has been shortlisted in the Communication, Language and Literacy category at the 2019 Teach Early Years Awards!
 
 
   Cominbing vocabulary and phonics to give children to best start, Jolly English is an English language course that has been carefully developed and sequenced for pre-school children who have little or no knowledge of English. New words and phrases are introduced using songs, games, chants and stories that bring the course to life and develop children’s English language.
 
   You can view preview pages of Jolly English and read further information on our online shop here. Alternatively, you can view our online Jolly English flyer here. Additionally, you can watch Jolly Study Square’s excellent video on YouTube that breaks down the resources within the programme. (25th July 2019.)

Jolly Phonics Orange Level Readers now available! Click here for more information

Brand new Jolly Phonics Orange Level Readers now available!

   We are delighted to announce the release of our brand new Jolly Phonics Orange Level Readers that have now arrived and are available to purchase!
 
 
   These brand new general fiction readers provide a gradual and structured start for children still learning how to read. They cover the 42 letter sounds across 7 sets of 3 books, with each set covering one particular group of sounds. The last set of readers also feature a small number of tricky words. Children can be introduced to these books as each group of sounds is taught.
 
   You can view preview pages of our readers and read further information on our online shop here. Alternatively, you can browse our online Orange Readers flyer here. Additionally, you can watch our YouTube video that highlights the progression of the readers and displays the activities and guidance included in each book. (18th July 2019.)

Eastern Cape to pioneer Jolly Phonics in South Africa Click here for more information

Eastern Cape to pioneer Jolly Phonics in South Africa

   The Easter Cape has become the province to pioneer the Jolly Phonics programme in South Africa, allowing thousands of teachers to undergo training to improve their teaching.
 
   This follows on from a pilot in 2018 that saw the reading levels of participating pupils leap eight months ahead of their non-participating peers. Subsequently, over 6,500 Grade 1 teachers from more than 4,000 schools have now been selected to undergo the training.
 
   You can read the full article on Herald Live here. (24th June 2019.)

Ghana to begin training 152,000 teachers in Jolly Phonics Click here for more information

Ghana Education Service to begin training 152,000 teachers in Jolly Phonics

   The Ghana Education Service will begin training for 152,000 Kindergarten and Primary School Teachers on the new Standard Based Curriculum for basic schools.
 
   As part of the training programme, teachers will be taken through Jolly Phonics.
 
   You can read the full article on GhanaWeb here. (14th May 2019.)