Reading Fairy Summer Courses and Story Events

Matched to the early years curriculum with a focus on phonics and developing a love of literacy, Reading Fairy’s summer courses and events ensure your child will be ready for: starting school, going to nursery or a return to their regular weekly classes linked to the appropriate Reading Fairy stages and ages.  Some summer holiday sessions are available for older siblings to enjoy too.

Reading Fairy courses prepare your child for starting nursery and school

Reading Fairy’s appropriately paced, action-packed summer sessions ensure your child is fully engaged as they learn. Our Get Set for School and Get Set for Nursery courses include exclusive Reading Fairy Activity Workbooks so your child can practise their early years and reading skills in class and record their learning journey as they go.

Information and advice is offered for parents/carers throughout the Reading Fairy courses to ensure you are able to fully support your child’s learning at home.

Get Set for Nursery Course – 5 x 45 minute sessions – BOOK NOW
Get Set for School Course – 5 x 45 minute sessions - BOOK NOW

Reading Fairy Summer Story Events

Reading Fairy’s story events delight children from 1 to 5 years-old. Led by trained Reading Fairy class leaders, our story events encourage a love of phonics, rhymes, words, action-storytelling and picture books. Some story events are suitable for the whole family to enjoy.

Get Set for School course – Available LIVE online this summer!

A short summer holiday course comprising 5 x 45 minute sessions to help your child prepare for settling in to school and enjoy a successful first year. (Reception children can benefit from this course following impact of Covid-19 lockdown.)

Supports a confident start to all school phonics reading programmes and the wider early years curriculum.


Explores everything you and your child need for starting school from practicalities such as recognizing your name and getting dressed to managing feelings and staying healthy (e.g. washing hands).


Lovable characters (from Phonic Fox to Book Bear) scaffold action-packed classes to ensure your child is fully engaged as they sing, read, perform and play their way to learning key skills for literacy and the wider early years curriculum.


Reading and wider literacy skills include: phonics, comprehension, storytelling, language development, communication and nurturing a love of books for enjoyment and knowledge.


Information and practical ideas for parents and carers help you support your child’s literacy and learning at home.


Created by experts, our unique Reading Fairy Activity Workbook embeds opportunities to practise skills and record learning through the course.

Overarching themes are interwoven throughout the Get Set for School course to ensure your child is introduced to key reading, literacy and subject skills as they prepare for the big day including:

Day 1 – Recognising your name and activities at school
Day 2 – Getting dressed and the journey to school
Day 3 – Eating at school, school rules, health and hygiene
Day 4 – The school day and environmental sounds and print
Day 5 – Feelings, friendship and emotional well-being

 

BOOK NOW for a confident start to school.

Give your child a confident start to school for just £40 if you are an existing Reading Fairy customer or book early. These courses can be completed @home, even if there is not a Reading Fairy instructor in your area. Just extend your postcode search and find a class time suitable for you. 

Normally £60 for the Get Set for School course and workbook we are offering special discounts for new and existing customers.

All summer courses 2020 are running LIVE on-line so you can prepare your child for their big day in the comfort and safety of your home.

Get Set for Nursery course – Available LIVE online this summer!

A short summer holiday course comprising 5 x 45 minute sessions to help your child prepare for starting or returning to nursery. (This course is available three times a year in some areas of the country with staggered start dates.)

Created by experts, Get Set for Nursery supports a confident and happy start to nursery.


• Phonic Fox introduces all the initial phonemes (letter sounds) from a-z with top tips for parents/carers to help your child’s reading at home.


Topics covered include: phonics and early reading, speaking and listening, nursery routines, getting dressed, tidying up, counting, time, colours, patterns, creative play, storytelling, book sharing and more!


Created by experts, our unique Reading Fairy Activity Workbook embeds opportunities to practise skills and record learning through the course.


• Your child won’t even know they are learning as they read, sing, talk and play with our lovable characters: Reading Fairy, Phonic Fox, Music Mouse, Chat Cat and Book Bear.

BOOK NOW for a confident start to nursery

Give your child a confident start to nursery for just £40 if you are an existing Reading Fairy customer or book early.  These courses can be completed @home, even if there is not a Reading Fairy instructor in your area. Just extend your postcode search and find a class time suitable for you.

Normally £60 for the Get Set for School course and workbook we are offering special discounts for new and existing customers.

All summer courses 2020 are running LIVE on-line so you can prepare your child for their big day in the comfort and safety of your home.

Reading Fairy’s Summer Festival of Reading 

A festival of story fun awaits you this summer with Reading Fairy. Our action-packed, sensory story events are bursting with energy and fun to engage pre-school children and their siblings in the magic of Reading Fairy and friends.

Led by trained Reading Fairy class leaders, our story events encourage a love of phonics, rhymes, words, action-storytelling and picture books.

Five fantastic Reading Fairy story events to engage, educate and entertain this summer:

• Once Upon a Pond
• Fun on the Farm
• Woof-Woof, Wow!
• Enormous Honey Pot
• Going on a Shark Hunt

All the magic of your weekly Reading Fairy classes for babies, toddlers and pre-school children. Your child won’t even realize they are learning as they read, sing, talk and play with their favourite characters and friends: Reading Fairy, Phonic Fox, Music Mouse, Chat Cat and Book Bear.

Book Now! Contact your local Reading Fairy class leader to find out more.