Talk Boost

Using Talk Boost can significantly improve children’s talking and understanding of words. Two thirds of children make good progress after just eight to ten weeks of the programme.

Talk Boost

Narrow the gap Helps children with their talking and understanding of words, enabling many to catch up with their peers.

Use in the classroom An all-in-one solution that can be used by trained school staff.

Track pupils’ progress Identify, monitor and track children’s progress before and after, with our online tracker.

Use time and time again Designed to be sustainable so you can deliver Talk Boost multiple times to new groups of children.

Great use of Pupil Premium Demonstrates the effective use of your Pupil Premium allocation.

Meet Ofsted standards Great example for Ofsted of how your school supports pupils in this vital area of learning.

"The Talk Boost approach helps children to develop not only their understanding and use of language, but also other important skills like attention and listening and turn-taking, which can help ease them back into the school environment."

Frequently asked questions

Talk Boost is a catch-up programme for children who are behind with talking and understanding words to boost their language skills. Differentiated for children between the ages of 3-10 years, the programme aims to accelerate children’s progress in language skills by an average of six months, after a nine-week intervention. 

In addition, all of our Talk Boost programmes can also be used to demonstrate to Ofsted how you are focusing on developing staff skills.

If your child has been enrolled on to a Talk Boost programme and you would like to find out some further information about Talk Boost and how to support your child to complete the activities, please click here.

If you are a setting and would like to share information about Talk Boost with your parents, please find our Talk Boost letter here.

Early Talk Boost: 

72% of children reached expected levels in understanding words and sentences (compared to 28% before) 

Talk Boost KS1: 

81% of children reached expected levels in their ability to talk in sentences (compared to 33% before)

Talk Boost KS2: 

Nearly 60% of children reached expected levels in working with others and having conversations (compared to 20% before) 

We have developed a brand-new programme trackers tool for Talk Boost. Our tracker will help you identify which children would benefit the most from Talk Boost and show their progress before and after the programme. The new tracker will provide a better user experience, enhanced reporting, and the option for organisations to get aggregate data from multiple schools.

You can purchase all of our Talk Boost programmes through our online shop here. Alternatively you can place your order directly with a member of our specialised team at info@speechandlanguage.org.uk or 020 7843 2515.

Simply get in touch with a member of our specialised team who will be happy to answer any questions. You can do so by emailing info@speechandlanguage.org.uk or calling 020 7843 2515. 

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