All Aboard Phonics Training

Our training will help deliver consistent results across your whole team.

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– Free Self-Paced Training Resources
– Fortnightly Twilight Webinars
– Regional In-Person Trainings
– Meet Your Lead Trainers
– Training Testimonials

Self-Paced Online Training

As one of the schools using All Aboard Phonics, you receive exclusive access to our online training suite. This resource is free for any school using All Aboard Phonics.

These courses provide an interactive and flexible way to study at your own pace. They are designed to be bite-sized and easy to consume, but the courses will equip you with the key skills, knowledge and understanding you need to teach the programme effectively to your class. 

On demand training means that you can get started with All Aboard Phonics with no delay! These are some of our online training topics:

– All Aboard Phonics Introduction
– All Aboard Phonics Teacher Manuals and Lesson Plans
– How to Teach an All Aboard Phonics Lesson
– The Decodable Book Library
– All Aboard Assessment Processes
– All Aboard Phonics Intervention Processes

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Fortnightly Webinars

We run fortnightly phonics training sessions at 4pm on weekdays. The sessions are interactive and therefore we do not record them.

  • 11th May: Auditory Processing Weakness and Poor Short-Term Memory
  • 26th May: The Essentials of Teaching Synthetic Phonics
  • 8th June: Effective Assessment Tools
  • 23rd June: Dealing With the Most Common Cause of Reading Difficulty
  • 6th July Intervention: How to Use the All Aboard Phonics Plus Intervention

Click to register for the upcoming webinar.

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Regional Training

We run deep-dive training sessions around the country. This is be a chance for your staff to take their phonics knowledge and practice to the next level. If you are interesting in scheduling one of these in your school, please send an email to

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Meet Your Lead Trainers

David Morgan

David Morgan is the founder and lead educationalist of All Aboard Learning. His research focus has been literacy partly because he himself struggled to learn to read. David’s first degree was in mechanical engineering. He also has a Master’s degree in Education. David helped establish the Shannon Trust, a prison literacy charity, before setting up DM Education. He has over 20 years of experience working with literacy for children, youths and adults.

Katie Selwood

Katie has a BA (hons) in Primary Education from the University of Brighton and started her career teaching Key Stage 1 in Oxfordshire, where she led the phonics teaching programme throughout the school. She has worked with all age groups, from nursery to Year 6 in a number of schools in the UK. With a passion for improving literacy, she is dedicated to supporting both parents and teachers to improve outcomes for children with reading difficulties. In more recent years she has been working as a Literacy Advisor at David Morgan Education, delivering training to schools and supporting parents of children with reading difficulties.

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"Thank you to all three of you for coming all that way with so many fantastic resources. The training was superb and staff are really buzzing, including those that are often harder to convince. I can’t wait to get going!"
Pennine View School
"The training is really good, I've been teaching phonics for years and I'm still learning something. I like that it was backed with research. Thank you!"
St Frideswide Primary School
"I found all the sessions useful and very informative in ways to help children and support them. It is a great course that will help you gain knowledge in how to support children with their reading."
Blackshaw Primary School
"It has really helped me to analyse what exactly is going on when a child is struggling. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to do this. It has given me lots to take away and a focus for reviewing my practice."
Ash C of E Primary School
"It has been very useful and eye opening!"
Bardney Primary School
"I really enjoyed the course and am looking forward to starting to use some of the techniques discussed."
Mayesbrook Park School
"The training was engaging and interesting!"
Rolvenden Primary School

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