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Teaching Reading in Years 1/2
Power of Reading - London
Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 5 and 6
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.
Closing the Vocabulary Gap in the Early Years
Developing the Role of the English Subject Leader
This four day course provides professional and inclusive approaches to develop a clear vision for literacy teaching across the whole school, in line with the National Curriculum. Ideal for those new to the role or existing leaders, participants will be given the tools to effectively use their knowledge and resources to improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils across the school.
This course also includes a subscription to CLPE's Power of Reading Membership website.
What you will learn:
Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text in the Early Years
This one-day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the EYFS curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to meet the needs and interests of children. Particular attention will be given to supporting the development of children’s language in talk and sustained shared thinking and how to support children in using and applying language across areas of learning in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.
Excellence in Literacy for NQTs
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.
Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Phonics and Spelling
This specialist one day course is the second session of our four day course Excellence in Literacy for NQTs, and has a focus on phonics and spelling. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to use a text-based approach to plan well-chosen activities that support children’s progress in these areas through the use of high-quality children’s literature.
What you will learn
Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum
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.