Address. Magdalen Gates Preschool, Bull Close Road, Norwich NR3 1NG

Tel. 01603 665783          Email.


Registered Charity Number. 1189861 CIO

Ofsted Registration Number. 544324

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Celebrating Talk

At Magdalen Gates Preschool we have a strong focus on nurturing speech and language development with the children who attend our sessions. We offer play activities to encourage listening skills, understanding, interaction and talking which are all important for developing communication skills.


We also extend this to include sessions for parents, carers and younger siblings. Please see our Rainbow Café, Stay and Play and Talking Together pages for more details.

Find out more

Links to websites with communication based resources that you may wish to use at home:

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Top Tips....

Say your child's

name first to get their attention before you speak

Repeat what

your child says and then

add words eg. 'ball'

becomes 'big ball' or

'big, red ball'

Make letter shapes

out of modelling dough so that your child can feel the letters

Talk about

things that your child is interested in. Ask open questions where the answer is not

yes or no