5. Overview of Resources



The chatta practitioner’s area includes a wide and growing range of resources. These include training guides, activity ideas and classroom projects. This section of the training introduces the online resources which are also all available to download.

Many of the resources can be used by practitioners to support planning and as a basis for interventions. The resources are not designed to be prescriptive but instead offer ideas which can guide and support classroom teachers and support staff.

Accessing the Members’ Area

Use your login details (Username & Password) to view and download the resources from the chatta website: Members’ Area


  1. Chatta ‘Champion Training’
  2. Training resources (slides with notes, videos, PDFs to support each element of the training).
  3. Guides: chatta, Staff Training Slides and Notes, App, Parent/Carer.
  4. Special Educational Needs
  5. New Language
  6. Talk for Boys

Chatta Guide

The chatta Guide covers:

  • The use of spoken language
  • Oral narrative competence
  • Milestones and principles
  • Activity ideas
  • chatta in action
  • The learning environment
  • Observation/assessment/planning
  • Play, Discovery and exploration.

Staff Training

The staff training and resources comprise of 8 sections, which include presentation slides and notes, presentation slides, printable resources and videos.

  1. Why chatta Matters
  2. The chatta Approach
  3. chatta in Action
  4. chatta App
  5. Resources
  6. Working in Partnership with Parents and Carers
  7. Action Plan
  8. Next Steps

Staff Training resources can be found HERE

Chatta Projects

You can view and download our continually growing range of chatta projects which link to a number of topics and areas of learning. The activities are designed to support progress and the development of skills in communication and language. 

The activity suggestions are flexible, adaptable and non-prescriptive. All feature the unique chatta approach to ensure and extend oral narrative competence.

chatta Projects can be found HERE

The following video provides an overview of the projects available.

Special Educational Needs

Chatta Special Education Needs provides approaches to  support children in making progress and overcoming barriers to learning.

Learning a New Language

Chatta New Language shares high-impact activities, approaches and teaching sequences to ensure progress when learning any new spoken language.

Talk for Boys

The ‘Talk for Boys’ chatta resource provides guidance for practitioners who want to know what works for boys in Early Years settings.

Read More HERE