Courses

 

Book our face-to-face courses with full confidence that they will be run within government guidelines on health and safety and social distancing.  Like everyone, we are having to review the situation with regards to Covid-19 regularly. If government guidance changes then we will work with you to ensure that we can deliver an alternative that meets your needs and that gives your school the training you need. 

Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Texts - Romans

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 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 Tony Bradman’s, Queen of Darkness: Boudica's Army Will Rise 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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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 21 June 2021 - 10:00am

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.

Who should attend?

Primary Teachers in any year group and English subject leads

What you will learn:

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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom: Poetry in the Primary School - Webinar

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 10:00am

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22nd June 2021 - 10.00am - 12.00pm.
  • 24th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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Teaching Reading in Years 3/4

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 3 and 4 course equips teachers with proven and practical strategies to help identify and ensure reading progress at lower Key Stage 2.
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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom – Non-Fiction in the Primary School - Webinar

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 3:30pm

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22 June 2021: 3:30pm - 5:30pm.
  • 24 June 2021: 10.00am - 12.00pm. 
Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and choose the webinar you require.

 

This webinar will explore the importance of choosing and using non-fiction in the classroom to increase children’s motivation and attainment as independent readers and writers.

What will participants gain?

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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom – Non-Fiction in the Primary School - Webinar

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 10:00am

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22 June 2021: 3:30pm - 5:30pm.
  • 24 June 2021: 10.00am - 12.00pm. 
Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and choose the webinar you require.

 

This webinar will explore the importance of choosing and using non-fiction in the classroom to increase children’s motivation and attainment as independent readers and writers.

What will participants gain?

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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom: Poetry in the Primary School - Webinar

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 3:30pm

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22nd June 2021 - 10.00am - 12.00pm.
  • 24th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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Teaching Writing in the Early Years

Monday, 28 June 2021 - 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.
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Planning a Text Based Curriculum in Years 5 and 6 - Webinar

Monday, 28 June 2021 - 4:00pm

This webinar will investigate what a text based unit looks like in practice in a Year 5/6 classroom.

Our expert teaching team will discuss how such units can be used to increase children’s knowledge about reading and writing, including authorial intent, contextualised opportunities for developing children’s knowledge of language and grammar and how to write effectively for a range of purposes, audiences and forms, and thereby raising engagement and attainment in reading and writing.

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Planning a Text Based Curriculum in the Early Years - Webinar

Tuesday, 29 June 2021 - 4:00pm

This webinar will investigate what a text based unit looks like in practice in an Early Years classroom or setting. 

Our expert teaching team will share how these units can be used to support children’s knowledge and skills as early readers and writers - including contextualised opportunities for phonics, language and grammar - and how to provide invitations for young children to read and write and, thereby, raising engagement and attainment of pupils.

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