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Teaching Reading in Years 1/2
Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum
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.
Teaching Reading in Years 3/4
Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language
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.
Who should attend?
Teaching Reading in Years 5/6
Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants
This course will explore a range of strategies and resources to enhance literacy attainment based around a quality children’s text. It will strengthen participant’s phonics subject knowledge and understanding of related terminology in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage and National Curriculum and provide teaching assistants with a wide range of strategies to support all children effectively.
Who should attend?
Teaching Assistants for any year group in the primary years
What you will learn:
Inspiring Writing - Years 5/6
Developing Early Readers in Key Stage 2
This two day course will develop an understanding of how to teach and apply phonics in KS2 to ensure progress in reading and writing in line with the requirements of the National Curriculum. Participants will deepen their subject knowledge in teaching the basic and complex phonic codes and will learn how to identify the gaps for individual learners, leading them to reading fluency. They will explore a range of strategies and resources for closing the gaps, using quality children’s literature and a range of practical activities.