Courses

Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Fiction - World War II

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 - 1:30pm

Taught in collaboration with established children’s author, Tony Bradman, this half-day course explores how to use historical fiction to develop a cross-curricular unit of work. Inspired by Bali Ray’s, Now or Never: A Dunkirk Story and the associated historical era, this course will offer creative teaching approaches to support improved attainment in literacy and to teach history and other subject areas, effectively.

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Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 10 June 2019 - 10:00am
This 2 day training offers clear guidance for the provision of a systematic phonics programme supporting children to become independent readers. All teachers will receive a resource pack designed to help put the ideas from the course into practice across EYFS and KS1.
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The Power of Pictures conference

Friday, 14 June 2019 - 10:00am
Join us at CLPE on 14th June when we will share our research about the importance of picture books and illustration in developing children's literacy skills. We are delighted that one of our keynote speakers will be Children's Laureate, Lauren Child.
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Inspiring Writing KS2

Monday, 17 June 2019 - 10:00am
Develop effective classroom routines that enthuse, inspire and support children in KS2 to raise their achievement in writing. All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas.
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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS2

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 - 10:00am
This training offers KS2 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. It will introduce effective ways to develop units of work around quality texts using a range of creative teaching approaches to enhance literacy. All participants receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Inspiring Writing KS1

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 10:00am
This training provides practical strategies that raise children's achievement in writing. All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas.
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Raising Writing Standards through Book Making - Foundation to Year 8

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 10:00am
Explore how to inspire children’s writing through book making with pioneering book artist, Paul Johnson. In this hands-on and enjoyable workshop, participants will learn practical book making techniques that can be used in the classroom.
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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS1

Monday, 24 June 2019 - 10:00am
This training offers KS1 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. All teachers will receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Let's Write! Improving Reading and Writing Using Poetry with Joseph Coelho

Tuesday, 25 June 2019 - 10:00am
Explore how poetry can be used in cross curricular ways to develop effective writing and increase children's comprehension of language with award winning poet Joseph Coelho
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Chartered College Teacher Twilight – The Reader in the Writer: Linking literature and writing development across the primary years

Thursday, 27 June 2019 - 5:30pm

Join us at CLPE for our final Chartered College Network event of the year in which we will be sharing how teachers can bring reading and writing together effectively in the teaching of literacy. This session foccusses on the role reading plays in developing writers and the value of being immersed in quality literature. The evening will draw on classroom-based learning from teachers involved in CLPE’s world-renowned Power of Reading programme as well as 15 years’ worth of insights garnered from delivering this programme.

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