Natural Aural Approach: Guide

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Monitoring Progress

The Natural Aural Approach gives children the opportunity to develop language naturally, in line with their interests and experiences but an essential component of the approach is the systematic tracking and analysis of progress so that any gaps or difficulties can be identified and addressed.  This may be to highlight a problem with 

Which tools are used depends on the age of the child and the stage of their language development. 

Monitoring Protocol for deaf babies and children

● Success from the Start 

● Early language assessments

● Baseline school assessments

● Early Years Foundation stage tracking

● Standardised formal assessments of vocabulary and language use and understanding

● SATs

● GCSE and A level