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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. 

Let's Write! Improving Reading and Writing Using Poetry with Matt Goodfellow

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 - 10:00am
Join internationally published poet Matt Goodfellow and CLPE's Charlotte Hacking, to explore how poetry can be used in cross curricular ways to develop effective writing and increase children's comprehension of language.
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CLPE Conference - Achieving Greater Depth in Reading throughout the Primary Years

Friday, 26 March 2021 - 10:00am
Please note: this conference originally organised for 27 March 2020 has been rescheduled to 26 March 2021 with all speakers reconfirmed.
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Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

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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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Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Teaching Reading

Wednesday, 21 April 2021 - 10:00am

This specialist one day course is part our Excellence in Literacy for NQTs programme, and has a focus on reading. 

What you will learn

This course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of how to support children’s progress and development in reading. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of reading, using high-quality children’s literature.

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Teaching Reading in the Early Years

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The one day Teaching Reading in Early Years course equips teachers in guiding children through their first steps in reading.
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Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Teaching Writing

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This specialist one day course is part our Excellence in Literacy for NQTs programme, and has a focus on writing. 

What you will learn

This course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of how to support children’s progress and development in writing. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of writing, using high-quality children’s literature.

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Developing Writing in the Early Years

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This course focuses on the Early Years and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the EYFS Framework, this course will help teachers to encourage children to write using their phonic knowledge and build their imaginative and motor skills to support them to become confident, competent writers.
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Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text - Years 3 and 4

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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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Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Teaching Writing

Wednesday, 26 May 2021 - 10:00am

This specialist one day course is part our Excellence in Literacy for NQTs programme, and has a focus on writing. 

What you will learn

This course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of how to support children’s progress and development in writing. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of writing, using high-quality children’s literature.

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Supporting Transition - Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1

Thursday, 27 May 2021 - 10:00am

This two day training will guide teachers to manage children’s transition through the Early Years into Key Stage 1. It is designed to strengthen practitioner understanding of children’s literacy development and progress through a rich, text-based curriculum, in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum and how this supports school readiness, involvement and well-being.

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