IOL – Intensive Oral Language

Intensive Oral Language is a specialised programme to support your child’s education and give them a great start to school.

The purpose of the programme is to expand children’s:

  • Knowledge of concepts
  • Knowledge of vocabulary
  • Expression in English

The “Big Idea” for each group is

“We are a talking group and what we say is important and valued by everybody”

  • Children are carefully scaffolded into a special topic
  • Use expanded sentences
  • Use accurate language
  • Are in the “Goldilocks zone”