Course Cost:

Non Members: £195 (excluding VAT)

Members: £175.50 (excluding VAT)

Course Length: 1 Day

Venue address:
Heath House Conference Centre, Cheadle Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 7BY

Course Date
 

01 January 2020

Course Time
 

09:30 to 15:30

Getting To Grips With English Under The New Primary Curriculum

The course is suitable for Primary English Subject Leaders, First, Infant, Junior and Primary teachers.

By the end of the course the participants will –

  •  Understand the new English Primary Curriculum, the new English programmes of study and what it means for their school
  • Have developed ideas about how to support staff to develop their teaching skills in English in the Primary School
  • Explore the key changes for English
  • Look at an overview of the English Primary Curriculum for Y1 -6
  • Track the coverage and progression of the Reading, Writing, Grammar and Speaking and Listening programmes of study for Y1-6
  • Explore some games and activities to ensure high attainment in English
  • Develop an action plan for their implementation of English in the new curriculum

Course Overview and In-School Training Information

The course helps participants to understand the new English Primary Curriculum, the new English programmes of study and what it means for their school. It enables participants to develop ideas about how to support staff to develop their teaching skills in English in the Primary School and it explores the key changes for English. Participants will examine  an overview of the English Primary Curriculum for Y1 -6. A detailed session time table, plus the course aims and objectives is shown below.

In-School Training

This course is available as in-school training. If you would like to find out more about in-school training please go to the in-school training section   CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT IN SCHOOL TRAINING
  or call us on 01889 567 014

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will:

  • understand the new English Primary Curriculum
  • explore the key changes for English
  • track the coverage of reading and writing in the new curriculum
  • develop an action plan to implement the new English curriculum

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1: 9:30-10:45

  • Introduction –
  • Need to know information / key changes for English
  • An overview for Y1-6 in Reading
  • Writing
  • Grammar
  • Speaking and Listening
Session 2: 11:00-12:15
  • Reading –
  • Word reading
  • Comprehension
  • Games and activities for reading
Session 3: 1:00-2:15
  • Writing –
  • Transcription
  • Handwriting and presentation
  • Composition
  • Vocabulary, grammar and punctuation
  • spelling
  Session 4: 2:30-3:45
  • Where are you now
  • A simple audit
  • Developing an action plan for an effective implementation of the English Curriculum
 

Tutor information and course feedback

Caroline is an experienced Primary Literacy Consultant. She has taught across the Primary age range; Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. For twelve years, she worked as a Primary Literacy Consultant for a local authority until becoming a Consultant in 2012. Her areas of expertise include raising standards in literacy, the teaching of reading and writing, subject leader support and accelerating progress in literacy. She is known and respected for her clear and succinct advice on what the next steps should be to improve the teaching of literacy. She is passionate about improving the teaching of literacy in Primary Schools and delivering lively, valuable training to enable teachers to deliver first class literacy for all children.

Practical activities - ideas for implementing different aspects
Small group discussion was great and sharing ideas
Small group discussion was great and sharing ideas
Covered a lot in the time. Excellent ideas to use in school
Clear changes identified and interesting strategies to deliver
Very clear, well structured training small group meant for deeper discussion. Excellent ideas to take back to school
Theory related to practical activities and organised into year groups. Very pacey. Thank you.
The activities to take and do with the pupils in class.
Knowledge of consultant - strategies shared.
One of the best courses I've been on.
Thank you. A fabulous and informative course.
Activities and games that can be used in the classroom to make learning fun.
Activities and games - ideas for the classroom. Highlighting key elements of N.C. for each year group.
Enjoyable day - lots to take back. Lovely setting and super lunch! Thank you
Clear communication. Step-by-step look at each face of the new curriculum. Practical examples to take back to school.
A great range of ideas you can take straight back to the classroom.

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