Courses

Planning Creatively Around Texts KS2

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This training offers KS2 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. It will introduce effective ways to develop units of work around quality texts using a range of creative teaching approaches to enhance literacy. All participants receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Power of Reading - Kirkby

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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. This project has been commissioned by the Kirkby Collaborative of Schools. Cost is £900 per place. There is a special offer for bulk booking for school groups - 10 places for £8100. For further information on booking please visit: http://kirkbycollaborative.co.uk/cpd-courses-open-to-all/
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Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Monday, 22 January 2018 - 10:00am
This 2 day training offers clear guidance for the provision of a systematic phonics programme supporting children to become independent readers. All teachers will receive a resource pack designed to support in the immediate implementation of the ideas from the course across EYFS and KS1.
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Supporting Phonics in the Primary Years for Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 - 10:00am
Develop teaching assistants' confidence and knowledge in supporting children’s use and application of phonics in KS1 and as catch-up in KS2.
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Power of Reading - Bristol

Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 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.
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Gaps in Phonics for KS2

Friday, 26 January 2018 - 10:00am
This two day course develops knowledge and understanding of how to teach the use and application of phonics in KS2. Teachers will deepen their subject knowledge in each of the phonic phases, identifying the gaps for individual learners. They will explore a range of strategies and resources for facilitating progress, using quality children’s literature and a range of practical activities. Teachers will receive an extensive resource pack featuring 5 high quality texts and planning ideas for each of these to exemplify how to reinforce the teaching of phonics within the wider reading curriculum.
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Planning Creatively Around Texts KS1

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 10:00am
This training offers KS1 teachers practical ideas to promote reading and writing across the curriculum. It will introduce effective ways to develop units of work around quality texts using a range of creative teaching approaches to enhance literacy. All participants receive a copy of the key text and a teaching sequence to take away to inspire creative cross-curricular learning in their own classrooms.
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Supporting Transition - Foundation Stage to Key Stage 1

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 10:00am
This 2 day course will help schools to ensure that learning experiences in Year 1 build on the personalised and structured play-based learning of the Early Years. All teachers will receive a resource pack including 2 high quality texts, 2 teaching sequences, sample long term planning and articles to support subject knowledge.
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Lire, Dire et Rire - Using French Picture Books In The Classroom

Friday, 23 February 2018 - 10:00am
Learn practical approaches for teaching KS2 French with confidence using high quality picture books
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Supporting Grammar, Punctuation and Vocabulary for Teaching Assistants

Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 10:00am

New Course for 2017-18

Explore practical approaches that support all children to use grammar effectively in their writing. Teaching Assistants on this training will develop a thorough understanding of the expectations for grammar, punctuation and vocabulary across all primary phases.

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