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KS2 Courses

How to use a quality text to plan and teach an effective narrative unit in Year 3

Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective narrative unit – ready to implement in the classroom. 

We will help you to:

  • use a high-quality children’s book to engage and motivate children to read and write
  • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
  • plan an effective teaching sequence
  • use the reading week to teach decoding skills and comprehension
  • support independent planning skills by boxing up the story or using a story map
  • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in context
  • develop use of modelled writing and focused group work
  • develop independent proof-reading and editing skills

Delegates will be told the title of the core text in advance of the session so that it can be obtained for use during the course.

  • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 3
  • Price: £80
  • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
  • Dates: 8 November 2021 / 15 November 2021
  • Time of each session: 10.30am-12.00pm

 

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    Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
    To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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    How to use a quality text to plan and teach effective narrative unit in Year 4

    Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective narrative unit – ready to implement in the classroom. 

    We will help you to:

    • use a high-quality children’s book to engage and motivate children to read and write
    • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
    • plan an effective teaching sequence
    • use the reading week to teach decoding skills and comprehension
    • support independent planning skills by boxing up the story
    • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in context
    • develop use of modelled writing and focused group work
    • develop independent proof-reading, editing and improving skills

    Delegates will be told the title of the core text in advance of the session so that it can be obtained for use during the course.

    • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 4
    • Price: £80
    • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
    • Dates: 9 November 2021 / 16 November 2021
    • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12.00pm

     

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      Terms and Conditions
      Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
      To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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      How to use a quality text to plan and teach effective narrative unit in Year 5

      Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective narrative unit – ready to implement in the classroom.

      We will help you to:

      • use a high-quality children’s book to engage and motivate children to read and write
      • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
      • plan an effective teaching sequence
      • use the reading week to teach decoding skills and comprehension
      • support independent planning skills by boxing up the story
      • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in the context of the story
      • develop use of modelled writing and focused group work
      • develop independent proof-reading, editing and improving skills

      Delegates will be told the title of the core text in advance of the session so that it can be obtained for use during the course.

      • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 5
      • Price: £80
      • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
      • Dates: 10 November 2021 / 17 November 2021
      • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12 noon

       

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        Terms and Conditions
        Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
        To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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        How to use a quality text to plan and teach effective narrative unit in Year 6

        Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective narrative unit – ready to implement in the classroom.

        We will help you to:

        • use a high-quality children’s book to engage and motivate children to read and write
        • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
        • plan an effective teaching sequence
        • use the reading week to teach decoding skills and comprehension
        • support independent planning skills by boxing up the story
        • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in the context of the story
        • develop use of modelled writing and focused group work
        • develop independent proof-reading, editing and improving skills

        Delegates will be told the title of the core text in advance of the session so that it can be obtained for use during the course.

        • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 6
        • Price: £80
        • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
        • Dates: 29 November 2021 / 7 December 2021
        • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12noon

         

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          Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
          To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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          Grammar for All: Improving subject knowledge

          This online course will support you to develop the skills required for pupils to reach age-related expectations throughout KS1 and KS2. This course is perfect for anyone new to teaching or new to a year group in September.

          The course will develop:

          • teachers’ subject knowledge, including terminology
          • an understanding of age-related expectations and progression
          • a range of strategies to teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation knowledge and skills
          • ways to embed knowledge through a range of reading and writing activities
          • how to use quality texts to teach grammar in context
          • Suitable audience:Teachers and Teaching Assistants in in KS1 and KS2
          • Price: £120
          • Number of sessions: 3 x 1 ½ hour sessions
          • Dates: 21 June 2022 / 27 June 2022 / 5 July 2022
          • Time of each session: 1.15pm – 2.45pm

           

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            Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to school email address after booking.
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            Developing Outstanding Teaching of Reading in KS2

            This online course will support you to plan and teach effective reading sessions that will help your KS2 children meet age-related expectations.

            Over the three sessions, we will help you to

            • plan high-quality whole class/group reading sessions that will improve reading stamina, fluency, engagement and reading for pleasure
            • identify gaps in learning, including how to improve decoding skills in KS2 and how to choose appropriate books to match phonic skills
            • develop the full range of comprehension skills including retrieval skills, deduction, inference and understanding vocabulary in context
            • plan a systematic approach to teaching reading comprehension, including how to read and respond to a range of question types, ‘stems’ and answer formats
            • activities to improve oral and written comprehension skills
            • use on-going planning and assessment to inform next steps for teaching and summative judgements
            • develop your awareness of a range of age-appropriate fiction and non-fiction texts to develop interest, understanding and vocabulary
              • Suitable audience: Teachers in KS2
              • Price: £140
              • Number of sessions: 3 x 2 hour sessions
              • Dates: 29 November 2021 / 10 January 2022 / 7 February 2022
              • Time of each session: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

               

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                Terms and Conditions
                Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                How to plan and teach an effective non-fiction unit in Year Three

                Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective non-fiction unit – ready to implement in the classroom. 

                We will help you to:

                • use a high-quality picture book as a stimulus for non-fiction writing and to provide purpose and audience
                • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
                • plan an effective teaching sequence
                • use a quality WAGOLL to teach text type knowledge, decoding skills and comprehension
                • support independent planning skills by boxing up the WAGOLL or using a text map
                • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in the context of the unit
                • develop your use of modelled writing and focused group work
                • develop independent proof-reading and editing skills
                • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 3
                • Price: £80
                • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
                • Dates: 7 February 2022 / 14 February 2022
                • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12noon

                 

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                  Terms and Conditions
                  Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                  To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                  How to plan and teach an effective non-fiction unit in Year Four

                  Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective non-fiction unit – ready to implement in the classroom. 

                  We will help you to:

                  • use a high-quality picture book as a stimulus for non-fiction writing and to provide purpose and audience
                  • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
                  • plan an effective teaching sequence
                  • use a quality WAGOLL to teach text type knowledge, decoding skills and comprehension
                  • support independent planning skills by boxing up the WAGOLL
                  • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in the context of the unit
                  • develop your use of modelled writing and focused group work
                  • develop independent proof-reading and editing skills
                  • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 4
                  • Price: £80
                  • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
                  • Dates: 8 February 2022 / 15 February 2022
                  • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12.00pm

                   

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                    Delegate/s attending course (for more than 2 delegates please fill in another form)





                     


                     

                    Terms and Conditions
                    Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                    To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                    How to plan and teach an effective non-fiction unit in Year Five

                    Over the two online sessions, we will take you through the process of planning an effective non-fiction unit – ready to implement in the classroom. 

                    We will help you to:

                    • use a high-quality picture book as a stimulus for non-fiction writing and to provide purpose and audience
                    • discuss how to set appropriate objectives for the unit
                    • plan an effective teaching sequence
                    • use a quality WAGOLL to teach text type knowledge, decoding skills and comprehension
                    • support independent planning skills by boxing up the WAGOLL
                    • plan and teach vocabulary, grammar and punctuation in context
                    • develop your use of modelled writing and focused group work
                    • develop independent proof-reading, editing and improving skills
                    • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 5
                    • Price: £80
                    • Number of sessions: 2 x 1 ½ hour sessions
                    • Dates: 10 February 2022 / 17 February 2022
                    • Time of each session: 10.30am – 12noon

                     

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                      Delegate/s attending course (for more than 2 delegates please fill in another form)





                       


                       

                      Terms and Conditions
                      Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                      To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                      Achieving Success in Reading in Year 6

                      This online course will help you to plan and teach effective reading sessions that will support your children to meet age-related expectations at the end of KS2 – to achieve success in the Year Six reading test and to be ready for KS3.

                      Over the three sessions, we will help you to:

                      • develop your understanding of the reading test
                      • identify gaps in learning – including how to identify priorities for ‘Catch-up’ after Covid-19
                      • plan high-quality whole class reading sessions that will improve reading stamina, fluency, engagement and reading for pleasure
                      • plan effective small group sessions to improve decoding skills so that lower ability readers can access Y6 texts
                      • develop the full range of comprehension skills including retrieval skills, deduction, inference and understanding vocabulary in context
                      • plan a systematic approach to teaching reading comprehension, including how to read and respond to a range of question types, ‘stems’ and answer formats
                      • challenge more-able readers through questioning and choice of text
                      • develop activities to improve both oral and written comprehension skills
                      • using on-going planning and assessment to inform next steps for teaching
                      • develop your awareness of a range of age-appropriate fiction and non-fiction texts to develop reading enjoyment, understanding and vocabulary
                      • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 6
                      • Price: £140
                      • Number of sessions: 3 x 2 hour sessions
                      • Dates: 19 January 2022 / 26 January 2022 / 9 February 2022
                      • Time of each session: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

                       

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                        Terms and Conditions
                        Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                        To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                        Writing in Year 6 - ‘Expected’ at the end of KS2

                        This on-line 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. 

                        We will help you to:

                        • ‘unpick’ the standard and use all available materials to fully understand the expectations, to inform teaching and to make accurate judgements
                        • identify gaps in learning – including how to identify priorities for ‘Catch-up’ after Covid-19
                        • plan and teach exciting and motivating extended units designed to develop skills and provide a range of independent writing evidence covering fiction and non-fiction
                        • teach the key skills in vocabulary, grammar and punctuation needed to meet the ‘Expected’ standard
                        • develop your use of modelled writing to improve composition skills, including planning, drafting and editing
                        • identify and overcome barriers – spelling and handwriting
                        • motivate even the most reluctant writers, through the use of invented/real audiences and purposes, quality texts, film and ‘real-life’ experiences
                        • develop children’s independent proof-reading and editing for improvement
                        • develop an effective plan to collect writing evidence for internal/external moderation
                        • Suitable audience: Teachers in Year 6
                        • Price: £140
                        • Number of sessions: 3 x2 hour sessions
                        • Dates: 12 January 2022 / 16 February 2022 / 5 April 2022
                        • Time of each session: 1.00pm – 3.00pm

                         

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                          Terms and Conditions
                          Account payment information and full terms and conditions will be included on the invoice. This will be emailed to the school email address after booking.
                          To comply with GDPR, personal data collected for administrative purposes will be destroyed after the course has taken place.

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                          Well led and informative.  A chance to think and do!  Lots to think about and try.  I ended up with a planned unit of work.

                          James Stansfield

                          Brook Acre Primary School, Warrington

                          This has given me a clearer focus for my lessons and made me re-evaluate current practice.  Always so much information and lots of prompts to question our current practice.

                          Mel Garlick

                          St George’s CE Primary, Tameside

                          Great step-by-step guide on a narrative unit with great grammar and reading advice included.

                          Hayley Dawson

                          Broadbottom Primary School, Tameside

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