The Importance of Early Reading Conference
Planning the Curriculum around a Quality Text - Years 1 and 2
This one day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the Key Stage 1 curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to link with other curriculum areas.
Teaching Reading in the Early Years
Power of Reading - Sheffield
Power of Reading - Stockton on Tees
The Power of Reading is a school development project which engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum using high quality books and proven teaching approaches. This project is being commissioned by Harrow Gate Primary Academy.
For booking and information please contact Shirley Paterson, tel: 01642 673984
Teaching Reading in Years 3/4
Closing the Vocabulary Gap in the Early Years
Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Fiction - Vikings
Taught in collaboration with established children’s author, Tony Bradman, this half-day course explores how to use historical fiction to develop a cross-curricular unit of work. Inspired by Tony Bradman’s, Viking Boy and the associated historical era, this course will offer creative teaching approaches to support improved attainment in literacy and to teach history and other subject areas, effectively.
Planning the Curriculum around a Quality Text - Years 3 and 4
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.
Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language
This two day training will demonstrate the essential strategies and approaches for supporting children with English as an additional language in a rich literacy curriculum. This two day course will draw upon best practice and will give participants the confidence and skills to support children with EAL in the classroom.
Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the stages of language acquisition and how best to support children at varying stages of language development drawing on the CLPE/Hilary Hester Scales.
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