Group Reading from Reception to Year 2

Thursday, 28 March 2019 - 10:00am
Explore the key skills involved in learning to read in the Early Years and KS1 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.

Planning Creatively Around Texts in EYFS

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 10:00am
Support EYFS children with their language, learning and play with high quality picture books. This practical course, grounded in sound pedagogical research, provides ideas for creative indoor and outdoor provision to raise achievement across all areas of learning in the EYFS 2014.

Let's Write! Improving Reading and Writing Using Poetry with Joseph Coelho

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 - 10:00am
Explore how poetry can be used in cross curricular ways to develop effective writing and increase children's comprehension of language with award winning poet Joseph Coelho

Early Phonological Awareness through Rhyme and Song with Steve Grocott

Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 10:00am
This fun and highly practical day will offer ideas to develop children’s early phonological awareness through singing, reciting chants and rhymes and following beats and rhythms, laying the foundation for reading readiness and the success of systematic phonics teaching.

Raising Writing Standards through Book Making - Foundation to Year 8

Thursday, 20 June 2019 - 10:00am
Explore how to inspire children’s writing through book making with pioneering book artist, Paul Johnson. In this hands-on and enjoyable workshop, participants will learn practical book making techniques that can be used in the classroom.