Courses

Planning Creatively Around Texts KS2

Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 10:00am
This training offers KS2 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. It will introduce effective ways to develop units of work around quality texts using a range of creative teaching approaches to enhance literacy. All participants receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Deepening Subject Knowledge in Reading: Developing Early Readers across the Primary Years

Thursday, 28 February 2019 - 1:30pm

This event is part of a series of half day training events designed to provide subject knowledge in the key aspects of the effective teaching of reading.  They are ideal as subject knowledge refreshers for subject leaders or experienced classroom teachers and will also provide key knowledge and understanding for less experienced teachers.  Each training event stands alone but together they provide a comprehensive understanding of the entire reading process.

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Developing Early Readers in KS2

Monday, 4 March 2019 - 10:00am
This two day course develops knowledge and understanding of how to teach the use and application of phonics in KS2. Teachers will deepen their subject knowledge in each of the phonic phases, identifying the gaps for individual learners. They will explore a range of strategies and resources for facilitating progress, using quality children’s literature and a range of practical activities. Teachers will receive an extensive resource pack featuring 5 high quality texts and planning ideas for each of these to exemplify how to reinforce the teaching of phonics within the wider reading curriculum.
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Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - 10:00am
Develop teaching assistants' confidence and knowledge in supporting children’s use and application of phonics in KS1 and as catch-up in KS2.
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Inspiring Writers KS2

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 - 10:00am
Develop effective classroom routines that enthuse, inspire and support children in KS2 to raise their achievement in writing. All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas.
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Inspiring Writers KS1

Thursday, 14 March 2019 - 10:00am
This training provides practical strategies that raise children's achievement in writing. All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas.
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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS1

Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:00am
This training offers KS1 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. All teachers will receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Deepening Subject Knowledge in Reading: Developing higher order reading skills in readers of all ages

Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 1:30pm

This event is part of a series of half day training events designed to provide subject knowledge in the key aspects of the effective teaching of reading.  They are ideal as subject knowledge refreshers for subject leaders or experienced classroom teachers and will also provide key knowledge and understanding for less experienced teachers.  Each training event stands alone but together they provide a comprehensive understanding of the entire reading process.

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Group Reading in KS2

Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 10:00am
Explore the key skills involved in developing reading in Key Stage 2 and investigate strategies that support children’s progress in reading, leading to increased engagement and attainment. Teachers attending the course will receive two high quality texts and detailed planning grids so that they can implement ideas from the course immediately in their own classrooms.
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Planning for the Needs of More Able Pupils in Years 5 & 6

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 10:00am
Help pupils go above and beyond expected levels in literacy with strategies to stretch and challenge on this training run in partnership with the English and Media Centre
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