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English

Think reading for pleasure, imaginative writing and super spelling.

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Are you Ofsted Ready for Reading and Phonics?
(Online Zoom)

 

Part 1: 15th October 2024 09:15-11:45

Part 2: 13th November 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This two-part online course will support you in developing your subject specific ‘eye' so that you are better able to evaluate the effectiveness of Reading provision within your school.

£120 per delegate

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Teaching Early Writing in EYFS
(Online Zoom)

 

Part 1: 30th September 2024 09:15-11:45 (Readiness to Write)

Part 2: 10th October 2024 09:15-11:45 (Moving from Mark Making to Letter Formation

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to plan and provide activities and resources which support the journey from mark making to accurate letter formation and understand how Physical Development contributes to children being ‘ready to write’.

£120 per delegate

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Teaching Phase One Phonics 
(Online Zoom)

 

14th October 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online training is suitable for all Nursery and Reception teachers, regardless of which phonics scheme is being used in your school. The training will develop subject knowledge on Phase 1 provision and how to ensure this continues both before and during the acquisition of phonic knowledge.

£60 per delegate

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Using Quality Picture Books Effectively in KS2
(Online Zoom)

 

28th November 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will explore how quality picture books can be used in Key Stage Two to develop engagement, vocabulary, reading comprehension, writing skills and writing motivation.

The training will also support you on how to select appropriate books for your year group.

£60 per delegate

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Collecting Evidence to Achieve 'Expected' in Writing at the
End of KS2
(Online Zoom)

 

19th March 2025 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to plan and teach effective writing sessions that will support your children to achieve the ‘Expected’ standard at the end of KS2 – and help them to be ready for KS3. 

£60 per delegate

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Developing a Whole School Approach to Spelling
(Online Zoom)

 

23rd May 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will support English Subject Leaders  to develop the teaching of spelling in their school. 

The training will help you to audit current practice and how to support staff to plan links between spelling, handwriting, grammar and English units.

£60 per delegate

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An Introduction to Grammar for Early Career Teachers
(Online Zoom)

 

1st October 2024  09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will support you to become more confident in the teaching of grammar to primary school pupils. The training will focus on using the correct terminology and understanding the end-of-term/ year expectations for grammar. Teaching grammar through discrete lessons and in context through reading and writing will also be covered.

£60 per delegate

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One-to-One Reading, Group Reading and Guided Reading in Reception 
(Online Zoom)

 

15th November 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will support you to teach Reception children to read decodable texts using One-to-One, Group Reading and Guided Reading sessions.

£60 per delegate

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Achieving Greater Depth in Writing at the End of KS2
(Online Zoom)

 

Part One: 29th January 2025

13:00-15:00

Part Two: 11th February 2025

13:00-15:00

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to teach the higher order writing skills required to achieve the ‘Greater Depth’ standard.

£120 per delegate

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Collecting Evidence to Achieve 'Expected' in Writing in Year 2
(Online Zoom)

 

25th March 2025 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to plan and teach effective writing sessions that will support your children to meet the age-related expectations for the end of Year Two; achieve the non-statutory ‘Expected’ standard and help them to be ready for KS2.

£60 per delegate

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Developing a Whole School Approach to Handwriting
(Online Zoom)

 

18th September 2024 13:15-14:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will support English Subject Leaders to develop a whole-school approach to the teaching of handwriting.

The training will help you to audit current practice and make informed decisions on handwriting styles, progression, timetables and resources.

£50 per delegate

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Developing a Whole School Approach to Reading for Pleasure (Online Zoom)

 

2nd October 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

During this online training, we will explore why Reading for Pleasure is so important and how developing a love of reading will impact on children’s success in education and future life chances.

£60 per delegate

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Developing Oracy, Reading and Writing in the Outdoor Area
(Online Zoom)

 

26th November 2024 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to use your outdoor area in EYFS to develop independent oracy, reading and writing skills. The training will provide support on how to collect and organise resources which motivate children to use their reading and writing skills in the outside environment.

£60 per delegate

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Success in the 2025 Phonics
Screening Check
(Online Zoom)

 

Part One: 26th February 2025

13:00-15:00

Part Two: 11th March 2025 

13:00-15:00

Online (Zoom)

This online course will support you to develop an understanding of how to achieve success in the 2025 Phonics Screening Check from identifying and addressing gaps to the practicalities and common questions associated with administering the check.

£120 per delegate

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Collecting Evidence to Achieve 'Expected' in Writing in Year 4
(Online Zoom)

 

31st March 2025 09:15-11:45

Online (Zoom)

This online course will help you to plan and teach effective writing sessions that will support your children to meet the age-related expectations for the end of Year Four and help them to be ready for UKS2.

£60 per delegate

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