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Power of Reading - Newcastle
Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum
Please note that due to heavy demand place are now only available on the summer dates on the Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum course.
Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text in the Early Years
This one-day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the EYFS curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to meet the needs and interests of children. Particular attention will be given to supporting the development of children’s language in talk and sustained shared thinking and how to support children in using and applying language across areas of learning in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Teaching Reading
This specialist one day course is part our Excellence in Literacy for NQTs programme, and has a focus on reading.
What you will learn
This course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of how to support children’s progress and development in reading. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of reading, using high-quality children’s literature.
What participants will receive?
Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants
This course will explore a range of strategies and resources to enhance literacy attainment based around a quality children’s text. It will strengthen participant’s phonics subject knowledge and understanding of related terminology in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum and provide teaching assistants with a wide range of strategies to support all children effectively.
Who should attend?
Teaching Assistants for any year group in the primary years
What you will learn:
Raising Achievement in Writing
This four day course will increase the subject and pedagogical knowledge of teachers and leaders in how to develop high quality writing provision across the key stages that will enable all pupils to make progress and to write with a greater depth of independence and flair. The course will focus on how to improve the quality of transcription and composition, including the context embedded teaching of phonics, spelling and grammar within a rich reading curriculum, in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.
Language and Grammar in a Rich Reading Curriculum
This in-depth four day course focuses on developing a whole school, progressive English curriculum which contextualises the teaching of grammar, punctuation and vocabulary across Key Stage 1 and 2, in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.
Developing Early Readers in Key Stage 2
This two day course will develop an understanding of how to teach and apply phonics in KS2 to ensure progress in reading and writing in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum. Participants will deepen their subject knowledge in teaching the basic and complex phonic codes and will learn how to identify the gaps for individual learners, leading them to reading fluency. They will explore a range of strategies and resources for closing the gaps, using quality children’s literature and a range of practical activities.
Literacy Library Presents... An Evening with Konnie Huq and Tom McLaughlin
Valuing Children’s Independent Reading Choices: Finding the Funny, Books that Tickle Our Fancy.
Join bestselling authors Konnie Huq and Tom McLaughlin, as they discuss the importance and power of humour in children’s literature.