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Power of Reading - London

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 - 10:00am
This highly successful 4 day whole school training engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through the use of high quality books and proven teaching approaches. Schools receive book packs with associated teaching sequences, access to a resource-packed website and literacy training grounded in research.
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Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 28 September 2020 - 10:00am

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.

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Inspiring Writing - Years 5/6

Tuesday, 6 October 2020 - 10:00am
This one day Inspiring Writing course focuses on Years 5 and 6 and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.
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Teaching Reading in Years 1/2

Wednesday, 7 October 2020 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 1 and 2 course will provide teachers with a grounding in how to support children’s growing comprehension skills, and in developing reading fluency and stamina.
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Inspiring Writing - Years 1/2

Thursday, 8 October 2020 - 10:00am
This one day Inspiring Writing course focuses on Years 1 and 2 and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning in line with the National Curriculum.
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Inspiring Writing - Year 3/4

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 - 10:00am
This one day Inspiring Writing course focuses on Years 3 and 4 and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.
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Teaching Reading in Years 3/4

Friday, 16 October 2020 - 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.
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Teaching Reading in Years 5/6

Tuesday, 20 October 2020 - 10:00am
The one day Teaching Reading in Years 5 and 6 course investigates a range of reading strategies to increase children's confidence and independence as readers, ensuring they are prepared to read at greater depth in Key Stage 2.
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Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Fiction - Vikings

Thursday, 22 October 2020 - 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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Language and Grammar in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Wednesday, 4 November 2020 - 10:00am

This in-depth four day course focuses on developing a whole school, progressive English curriculum which contextualises the teaching of grammar, punctuation and vocabulary across Key Stage 1 and 2, in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.

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