Inspiring Writers KS2

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 10:00am
Develop effective classroom routines that enthuse, inspire and support children in KS2 to raise their achievement in writing. All teachers will receive a high quality children's text and associated teaching sequence of detailed planning ideas to support the immediate implementation of the ideas from the day, inspiring a range of writing outcomes in their own classrooms.

We’re Going on a Science Hunt! Science in the Outdoor Environment for 3-7s

Friday, 20 April 2018 - 10:00am
This fun and practical course explores how to use picture books and the outdoor environment as a starting point for scientific enquiry in the Early Years and KS1.

Raising Writing Standards through Book Making - Foundation to Year 8

Thursday, 26 April 2018 - 10:00am
Explore how to inspire children’s writing through book making with pioneering book artist, Paul Johnson. In this hands-on and enjoyable workshop, participants will learn practical book making techniques that can be used in the classroom.

Building a Literate School - Bristol

Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 10:00am
Develop a whole school ethos for quality English provision that ensures progress with this one day conference on 24 May 2018 taking place in Bristol. Hear from experienced teachers sharing best practice, take part in two practical and effective workshops and enjoy keynote presentations which will include a leading children's author and a school leader.

Early Phonological Awareness through Rhyme and Song with Steve Grocott

Wednesday, 6 June 2018 - 10:00am
This fun and highly practical day will offer ideas to develop children’s early phonological awareness through singing, reciting chants and rhymes and following beats and rhythms, laying the foundation for reading readiness and the success of systematic phonics teaching.

Planning Creatively Around Texts KS2

Monday, 18 June 2018 - 10:00am
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.