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New online courses now available to book!

Find out more about our new online CPD to provide extra support for your literacy curriculum

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Book our face-to-face courses with full confidence that they will be run within government guidelines on health and safety and social distancing.  Like everyone, we are having to review the situation with regards to Covid-19 regularly. If government guidance changes then we will work with you to ensure that we can deliver an alternative that meets your needs and that gives your school the training you need. 

The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom – Reflecting Realities, Nurturing Reader Identity - Webinar

Monday, 14 June 2021 - 3:30pm

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 14th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm.
  • 17th June 2021 - 10:00pm - 12:00pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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Teaching Reading in Years 5/6

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 - 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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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom – Reflecting Realities, Nurturing Reader Identity - Webinar

Thursday, 17 June 2021 - 10:00am

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 14th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm.
  • 17th June 2021 - 10:00pm - 12:00pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 1 and 2

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 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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Developing Historical Enquiry through Quality Texts - Romans

Friday, 18 June 2021 - 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, Queen of Darkness: Boudica's Army Will Rise 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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Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 21 June 2021 - 10:00am

This course will explore a range of strategies and resources to enhance spelling attainment of all children based on the research from the CLPE publication Understanding Spelling. It will make teachers think about their current spelling approach looking at strategies and approaches to improve and enhance this teaching to ensure children become confident, effective spellers, in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum.

Who should attend?

Primary Teachers in any year group and English subject leads

What you will learn:

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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom: Poetry in the Primary School - Webinar

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 - 10:00am

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22nd June 2021 - 10.00am - 12.00pm.
  • 24th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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The Power of a Rich Reading Classroom: Poetry in the Primary School - Webinar

Thursday, 24 June 2021 - 3:30pm

This webinar is being run on two different dates:

  • 22nd June 2021 - 10.00am - 12.00pm.
  • 24th June 2021 - 3.30pm - 5.30pm. 

Please select the date from the drop down menu at the top and select the date you require.

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Raising Writing Standards through Book Making - Foundation to Year 8

Monday, 28 June 2021 - 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.
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