Planning for the Needs of More Able Pupils in Years 5 & 6

Tuesday, 1 November 2016 - 9:30am
This course will support and guide participants who wish to explore how to help pupils go above and beyond expected levels in literacy with strategies to stretch and challenge. Run in partnership with The English and Media Centre, this course will look at how knowledge and skills can be developed in KS2, giving pupils the best possible preparation for the demands of KS3.

Effective Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 9:30am
Learn effective approaches and strategies to support the successful teaching and learning of spelling.

Group Reading in KS2

Wednesday, 9 November 2016 - 9:30am
Explore the key skills and experiences involved in developing higher order reading skills in KS2, ensuring progress from KS1.

Inspiring Writers KS2

Friday, 11 November 2016 - 9:30am
Explore ways to develop effective classroom contexts and routines to enthuse, inspire and support children in KS2 to raise their achievement in writing.

Power of Reading - Wirral

Friday, 11 November 2016 - 10:00am
A highly successful whole school development project which engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through the use of high quality books and proven teaching approaches. This project is based in the Wirral.

Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language

Monday, 14 November 2016 - 9:30am
Participants will explore strategies and approaches for supporting children with EAL at each stage of language development across the primary setting. This course develops understanding of the key pedagogy that underpins language acquisition.

Power of Reading in the Early Years - Early Excellence Centre, London

Please read below for details on how to order

This course is being run in partnership with Early Excellence at their new London centre. To book, please contact Vicky Emmot at [email protected]

The Power of Reading in the Early Years is a development project which engages teachers and children in the Early Years language and literacy curriculum with high quality books and creative teaching approaches, set within the expectations of the EYFS 2014.


Power of Reading - Waltham Forest

Please read below for details on how to order

To book please email Bronwen Chalmers here or call 020 8539 2466 

The Power of Reading is a school development project which engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum using high quality books and proven teaching approaches.


Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 9:30am
Develop teaching assistants' confidence and knowledge in supporting children’s learning, use and application of phonics in KS1 and as catch-up in KS2.