Courses

Literacy Library Presents... An Evening with Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 - 6:30pm
Join children's author Philip Reeve and Illustrator Sarah McIntyre at CLPE for the book launch of Roly-Poly Flying Pony: Kevin's Great Escape published by Oxford University Press.
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Excellence in Literacy for NQTs

Wednesday, 9 October 2019 - 10:00am

This four day course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of children’s progress and development in talk, reading and writing in order to teach and assess English in line with the current National Curriculum expectations. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to use a text-based approach to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of reading and writing, using high-quality children’s literature.
 

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Power of Reading - London

Friday, 11 October 2019 - 10:00am
This highly successful 4 day whole school training engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through the use of high quality books and proven teaching approaches. Schools receive book packs with associated teaching sequences, access to a resource-packed website and literacy training grounded in research.
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Teaching Reading in Years 5/6

Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 10:30am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 5 and 6 course investigates a range of reading strategies to ensure children’s confidence as readers in Key Stage 2.
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Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 10:00am

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

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Developing Writing in the Early Years

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 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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Teaching Reading in Years 1/2

Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 1 and 2 course will provide teachers with a grounding in how to support children’s growing comprehension skills, and in developing reading fluency and stamina.
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Meeting the Needs of More Able Pupils in Year 5/6

Friday, 1 November 2019 - 10:00am

Run in partnership with the English and Media Centre, this course looks at how knowledge and skills can be developed in KS2 to stretch and challenge students, and equips teachers on how best to prepare and guide pupils as they transition into KS3.

Who should attend?

Year 5 and 6 Teachers, KS2 Phase Leaders/Coordinators.

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Led by experts across primary and secondary teaching, the day’s highly practical and text-rich session will cover:

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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 4 November 2019 - 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

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Planning the Curriculum around a Quality Text - Years 5 and 6

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 - 10:00am

This one-day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the Upper KS2 curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to link with other curriculum areas.

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