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Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 9 November 2020 - 10:00am

This two-day training offers teachers clear guidance for the provision of a systematic phonics programme, supporting children to become independent readers.  This programme has been designed to strengthen practitioner knowledge and understanding of knowledge and terminology in relation to phonics, in line with Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum requirements and will provide ideas and resources to help plan for the successful use and application of phonics learning in the wider curriculum.

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Power of Reading - London

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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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Excellence in Literacy for NQTs

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 - 10:00am

This four and a half 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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Developing Writing in the Early Years

Friday, 13 November 2020 - 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 the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 1 and 2

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 - 10:00am
Due to high demand our November dates for this course are sold out but booking for March is now open.
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Meeting the Needs of More Able Pupils in Year 5/6

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 - 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.

What you will learn:

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

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Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 3 and 4

Thursday, 19 November 2020 - 10:00am

This one day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the Lower Key Stage 2 curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to link with other curriculum areas.

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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Friday, 20 November 2020 - 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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Teaching Reading in Years 1/2

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 - 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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Power of Reading - London

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 - 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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