Building Your English Curriculum - Power of Reading Information Event - Croydon

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 4:00pm
This event, led by our expert teaching team, will offer insight and practical approaches to explore what constitutes a quality English curriculum and guide you through proven strategies for success in your school and setting.

Developing Writing in the Early Years

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 10:00am
This course focuses on the Early Years and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the EYFS Framework, this course will help teachers to encourage children to write using their phonic knowledge and build their imaginative and motor skills to support them to become confident, competent writers.

Teaching Reading in Years 1/2

Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 1 and 2 course will provide teachers with a grounding in how to support children’s growing comprehension skills, and in developing reading fluency and stamina.

Meeting the Needs of More Able Pupils in Year 5/6

Friday, 1 November 2019 - 10:00am

Run in partnership with the English and Media Centre, this course looks at how knowledge and skills can be developed in KS2 to stretch and challenge students, and equips teachers on how best to prepare and guide pupils as they transition into KS3.

Who should attend?

Year 5 and 6 Teachers, KS2 Phase Leaders/Coordinators.

What you will learn:

Led by experts across primary and secondary teaching, the day’s highly practical and text-rich session will cover:


Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

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Due to heavy demand our Autumn course has sold out but booking is now open for our next course in March. 

This course will explore a range of strategies and resources to enhance spelling attainment of all children based on the research from the CLPE publication Understanding Spelling. It will make teachers think about their current spelling approach looking at strategies and approaches to improve and enhance this teaching to ensure children become confident, effective spellers, in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.


Leading the English Curriculum with Power of Reading

Tuesday, 5 November 2019 - 10:00am

Join CLPE’s expert teaching team for this special event designed for Head Teachers, Deputy Heads, Senior Leaders and Literacy Leaders, to discover how Power of Reading can support your school to structure and develop your English curriculum.

Learn how Power of Reading training will support you to develop a reading for pleasure school, improve reading attainment and writing stamina across the primary years as well as developing successful strategies for phonics, spelling and grammar.


Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 5 and 6

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 10:00am

This one-day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the Upper KS2 curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to link with other curriculum areas.


The Importance of Early Reading Conference

Friday, 8 November 2019 - 10:00am
SOLD OUT Join us for our first conference of the 2019-2020 academic year on 8 November. The day will explore the importance of early reading with our advisory teachers sharing best practice into how teachers can support Early Readers across the primary years. Speakers include Michael Rosen and Gill Jones, Ofsted Deputy Director of Early Education. (Photo credit: Laurence Cendrowicz

Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 1 and 2

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Due to high demand our November dates for this course are sold out but booking for March is now open.

Teaching Reading in the Early Years

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The one day Teaching Reading in Early Years course equips teachers in guiding children through their first steps in reading.Due to heavy demand the November dates are sold out but places are now available for March