Courses

The Importance of Early Reading Conference

Friday, 8 November 2019 - 10:00am
Join us for our first conference of the 2019-2020 academic year on 8 November. The day will explore the importance of early reading with our advisory teachers sharing best practice into how teachers can identify and support Early Readers across the primary years. Speakers include Michael Rosen and Gill Jones, Ofsted Deputy Director of Early Education. (Photo credit: Laurence Cendrowicz
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Planning the Curriculum around a Quality Text - Years 1 and 2

Monday, 11 November 2019 - 10:00am

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.

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Teaching Reading in the Early Years

Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Early Years course equips teachers in guiding children through their first steps in reading.
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Power of Reading - Sheffield

Friday, 15 November 2019 - 10:00am

Enhance and develop your literacy teaching with CLPE’s flagship  Power of Reading  training, proven to raise children's literacy achievement.

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Power of Reading - Stockton on Tees

Please read below for details on how to order

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 

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Teaching Reading in Years 3/4

Thursday, 21 November 2019 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 3 and 4 course equips teachers with proven and practical strategies to help identify and ensure reading progress at lower Key Stage 2. The course investigates ways to deepen and assess comprehension skills across Years 3 and 4 using a text-based approach to help plan and apply well-chosen activities around high-quality children’s literature.
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Closing the Vocabulary Gap in the Early Years

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 - 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 200 teaching sequences and hundreds of examples of inspiring practice. Formerly Power of Reading Early Years.
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Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Fiction - Vikings

Thursday, 28 November 2019 - 1:30pm

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.

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Planning the Curriculum around a Quality Text - Years 3 and 4

Friday, 29 November 2019 - 10:00am

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.

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Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 - 10:00am


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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