Inspiring Writing - Year 3/4
Please note that due to heavy demand our Autumn course for Inspiring Writing 3/4 has sold out but please book up for our next course taking place in March.
This one day Inspiring Writing course focuses on Years 3 and 4 and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the requirements of the National Curriculum, this course will support teachers to inspire a wide range of writing opportunities while also developing children’s writing skills, spelling and grammar in context.
This course is one of four Inspiring Writing courses tailored to the needs of children in Reception to Year 6, meaning teachers can undertake one course on its own or attnd all four courses, to embed consistency of practice throughout their school.
Please note if you book 3 courses from the Inspiring Writing series you will receive the fourth course completely FREE. Please note, this discount is only applicable when booking 1 place for each year group of the Inspiring Writing series (Early Years, Years 1/2, Years 3/4 and Years 5/6). This discount will be applied automatically when you checkout.
Who should attend?
Teachers of Year 3 or Year 4, Key Stage 2 Teachers or Leaders and English Subject Leaders.
What you will learn:
This course has been specially tailored to the needs of Years 3 and 4 learners by our expert teaching team, and covers the following key areas:
- How to choose and use texts to enrich vocabulary and inspire opportunities for writing.
- How to increase choice, voice and motivation as writers among your children.
- Providing a range and breadth of meaningful writing opportunities to extend children’s understanding of purpose, audience and form based on a quality text.
- Encouraging children to use and apply grammatical knowledge to impact the reader.
- How to support writing fluency including contextualised teaching of spelling.
What participants will receive?
All of our writing courses include one high quality text with associated detailed planning to allow teachers to implement the course ideas and strategies immediately in the classroom.
Participants will strengthen their knowledge of how to support children to extend their writing fluency and stamina for writing. Teachers will leave this course feeling confident to build children’s skills throughout Year 3 and 4 so they are able to improve and develop their writing at greater depth.
This course will be led by CLPE's Darren Matthews.
“Very good quality, teaching strategies were modelled in our group work, stimulating and experienced course leader”Teacher on Inspiring Writing KS2, 2018
“Some really great ideas and thinking opportunities for me and my school and class.”Teacher on Inspiring Writing KS2, 2019
Teaching them to develop as writers involves teaching them to enhance the effectiveness of what they write as well as increasing their competence.
Pupils should continue to have opportunities to write for a range of real purposes and audiences as part of their work across the curriculum.National Curriculum