Makaton Early Years Taster Session - 05 May 2020 12:30 - 14:30

To be completed by: Fri 13 Mar 2020

Time: -Fri 13 Mar 2020 | Venue:

This course is run by a specialist teacher from the Portage Team

All school staff MUST book on to our courses via the following website: 


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A 2 hour session designed to give participants an insight and basic experience in using the Makaton Language Programme.
Around 25 signs and symbols will be learnt with the opportunity of learning a further 15 signs and symbols with the early Years theme.

During the session attendees will receive information on Makaton, learn signs to promote effective communication with others and practice signing in sentences with the group.

There will be opportunities to practice together and handouts of the vocabulary will be given out.

This session is useful as the first step to attending further Makaton training.

No previous knowledge or experience of Makaton is needed. More course information is available on the Makaton website:

Tutor Kerry Cawley - Makaton Regional Tutor

Cancellation fees apply


Published: 16/03/2020
Audience: Professionals, Early Years practitioners, parents/carers or anyone who wishes to learn to sign.
Contact: Heather Varo

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