Talking Together Traded Service

One child in five starts primary school in England without the language skills they need to succeed, a figure that rises to one in three of the poorest children. (Department of Education 2015) 

We offer a traded service that is led and delivered by NHS Speech and Language Therapists, and tailored to meet individual school and setting needs.

We are an award winning, nationally recognised team. We can offer bespoke support across all key stages including:

  • staff training - bespoke and licensed national training
  • parent training and coaching
  • your own speech and language therapist and speech and language therapy assistant


Services for schools and settings:

Speech and language therapists can:

  • provide action plans to support the development of communication skills in schools
  • provide individual assessments, programmes and therapy alongside your TA teams
  • provide staff training including licensed interventions
  • support your parents to develop their home learning environment


Staff training examples can include those listed below and we can also develop specific training that meets your requirements

  • Bespoke twilight and INSET training
  • Making the link - exploring the links between language and social, emotional and mental health needs
  • Early Years “Language for Life” training
  • Talking Matters
  • Communication for All
  • Let’s Interact - An adaptation of Learning and Language and Loving It TM  - The Hanen Programme® for Early Childhood Educators/Teachers
  • Talking with Twos


Interventions - training and support for schools and settings include:

  • KS1 TalkBoostTM (ICAN)
  • Early Years TalkBoostTM (ICAN)
  • Attention and Listening Groups
  • Narrative Groups
  • Word AwareTM
  • Speech sound groups
  • Elklan Speech and Language Support for 3-5s and 5-11s


Speech and language support for parents/carers includes:


Talking Together online seminars

Check back for more training opportunities soon.

Contact us for free consultation and advice to help identify the support that best suits your needs:




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