Courses

Developing higher order reading skills in readers of all ages (Deepening Subject Knowledge in Reading)

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 1:30pm
This half day will explore what are challenging texts for children of all ages and stages of reading and knowledge pupils need in order to access and understand more challenging books. There will be particular focus on helping pupils to read books as writers. Each training event stands alone but together they provide a comprehensive understanding of the entire reading process.
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Chartered College Teacher Twilight – The Power of Poetry: Engaging and developing children as writers

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 5:30pm

Our next Chartered College Network hub event will be a chance to explore the integral role of poetry in children’s literacy development.  In our work across the country, we see again and again what an important branch of literature poetry is. Poetry provides the gateway for so many young readers and writers in their journey towards becoming literate; delighting, supporting and engaging children as they build a love of literature.

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Group Reading in KS2

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 10:00am
Explore the key skills involved in developing reading in Key Stage 2 and investigate strategies that support children’s progress in reading, leading to increased engagement and attainment. Teachers attending the course will receive two high quality texts and detailed planning grids so that they can implement ideas from the course immediately in their own classrooms.
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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 10:00am
Explore ways to develop classroom literacy environments and key routines that support all children to learn to spell effectively.
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Planning for the Needs of More Able Pupils in Years 5 & 6

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 10:00am
Help pupils go above and beyond expected levels in literacy with strategies to stretch and challenge on this training run in partnership with the English and Media Centre
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Group Reading from Reception to Year 2

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 10:00am
Explore the key skills involved in learning to read in the Early Years and KS1 and investigate strategies that support children’s progress in reading, leading to increased engagement and attainment. Teachers attending the course will receive two high quality texts and detailed planning grids so that they can implement ideas from the course immediately in their own classrooms.
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Developing an English Curriculum to meet the needs of all learners conference

Friday, 26 April 2019 - 10:00am
Join us at CLPE on 26 April for an opportunity to explore a what constitutes a quality English curriculum for your school and setting. Key note speakers include Ofsted's National Lead for English, Sarah Hubbard and award-winning poet Joseph Coelho
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Developing Early Readers in KS2

Monday, 29 April 2019 - 10:00am
This two day course develops knowledge and understanding of how to teach the use and application of phonics in KS2. Teachers will deepen their subject knowledge in each of the phonic phases, identifying the gaps for individual learners. They will explore a range of strategies and resources for facilitating progress, using quality children’s literature and a range of practical activities. Teachers will receive an extensive resource pack featuring 5 high quality texts and planning ideas for each of these to exemplify how to reinforce the teaching of phonics within the wider reading curriculum.
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Chartered College Teacher Twilight - The Power of Pictures: Changing practice through research

Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 5:30pm

This Chartered College event will focus on the research and best practice of using picture books in improving literacy . Tickets are only £5 and including a glass of wine or soft drink.

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Planning Creatively Around Texts in EYFS

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 10:00am
Support EYFS children with their language, learning and play with high quality picture books. This practical course, grounded in sound pedagogical research, provides ideas for creative indoor and outdoor provision to raise achievement across all areas of learning in the EYFS 2014.
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