Courses

Group Reading in KS2

Friday, 16 November 2018 - 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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Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 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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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS2

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - 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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Power of Reading in the Early Years

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - 10:00am
This training engages teachers and children in the Early Years language and literacy curriculum with high quality books and creative teaching approaches, set within the expectations of the EYFS 2014. In depth training includes talk and story, rhyme and song and outdoor texts. Schools also receive access to a website with over 190 teaching sequences and hundreds of examples of inspiring practice. Booking for 2018-19 now.
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Group Reading from Reception to Year 2

Monday, 3 December 2018 - 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.
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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS1

Thursday, 6 December 2018 - 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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Power of Reading - Barnsley

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A highly successful whole school development project which engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through the use of high quality books and proven teaching approaches.
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Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language

Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 10:00am
During this 2 day course practitioners will learn strategies and approaches for supporting children with EAL at each stage of language development. They will gain the confidence, knowledge, skills and ideas to support best practice back in the classroom.
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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Friday, 8 February 2019 - 10:00am
Explore ways to develop classroom literacy environments and key routines that support all children to learn to spell effectively.
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Supporting Transition - Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1

Monday, 11 February 2019 - 10:00am
This 2 day course will help schools to ensure that learning experiences in Year 1 build on the personalised and structured play-based learning of the Early Years. All teachers will receive a resource pack including 2 high quality texts, 2 teaching sequences, sample long term planning and articles to support subject knowledge.
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