Course Cost:

Non Members: £195.00 (excluding VAT)

Members: £99 (excluding VAT)

Course Length: 1 Day

Venue address:
PBM Inspection Services, Heath House Training and Conference Centre, Cheadle Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 7BY

Course Date
 

01 January 2020

Course Time
 

09:30 to 15:30

Spelling, Punctuation And Grammar: Developing A Whole School Approach: Primary

The course is designed to help participants to develop a consistent whole school approach to the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar. The expectations for each year group will be explored and candidates will be given appropriate games and activities that can be used with each of the year groups. The course looks at the ways in which schools can ensure effective teaching in preparation for the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test at the end of KS2.

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Develop a whole-school approach to the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Have guidance on the end of year expectations for spelling, punctuation and grammar for each year group in the Primary school.
  • Have appropriate ideas, games and activities they can use to teach spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Look at the end of KS2 assessment for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar.
  • Use texts and extracts from texts to teach the 3 areas.

Aimed at

Class teachers, Literacy Subject Leaders, SMT and Headteachers in the Primary school.

Course Overview and In-School Training Information

The course is designed for class teachers, literacy subject leaders, SMT and headteachers in the primary school. The course helps participants to develop a consistent whole school approach to the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar. The expectations for each year group will be explored and candidates will be given appropriate games and activities that can be used with each of the year groups. The course looks at the ways in which schools can ensure effective teaching in preparation for the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar test at the end of KS2. By the end of the course participants will develop a whole-school approach to the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar; have guidance on the end of year expectations for spelling, punctuation and grammar for each year group in the Primary school; have appropriate ideas, games and activities they can use to teach spelling, punctuation and grammar. Participants will look at the end of KS2 assessment for Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar and will use texts and extracts from texts to teach the 3 areas.

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

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1

  • Introduction:  Developing a whole school approach to the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
  • Expectations for each year group.

Session 2

Spelling:
  • Teaching phonics and spelling in a structured way with practical games and activities for each year group.
Grammar:
  • Terminology.
  • Teaching grammar from FS to Y6.
  • Practical games and activities appropriate to Primary School children.

Session 3

Punctuation:
  • Teaching punctuation from FS to Y6.
  • Practical games and activities.
  • The SPG test at the end of KS2.

Session 4

  • Where and how to teach spelling, punctuation and grammar
  • Teaching all 3 in context,  in an appropriate way
  • Using texts in FS, KS1 and KS2 to teach spelling, grammar and punctuation.
  • Audits for the teaching of spelling, punctuation and grammar.
As part of our quality assurance policy, and to ensure courses are always up to date we reserve the right to update alter and improve courses without prior notice in order to encompass any emerging changes in legislation, framework, or government guidance.

Tutor information and course feedback

  • 'Excellent ideas provided, interaction, resources.'
  • 'Very knowledgeable tutor. Lots of practical activities that were easy to use and very effective for the teaching focus.'
  • 'Lots of practical ideas to use straight away in the classroom.'
  • 'Loved all of the practical games and ideas.'
  • 'Thank you very good – lots good detail , example, relaxed delivery, thought provoking.'
  • 'New ideas, and ways to address issues. Delivered in an interesting manner.'
  • 'Lots of practical ideas to take into the classroom. Progression of skills across year groups highlighted.'
  • 'Well presented, with humour. Excellent ideas, very practical.'
  • 'Second time completing the course and still learnt loads. Glad the school have had the same message.'
  • 'Engaged from start to finish.'
  • 'Thank you. This has been a very valuable and enriching course full of ideas and support to take back to our school. Looking at developing spelling across the school.'
  • 'A tutor who is exceptionally well researched, with experience and makes training relevant to everyday practice as well as whole school needs.'
  • 'Great, practical ideas, delivered with passion.'
  • 'Passionate, knowledgeable, structured, clear training, with adequate times for discussion.'
  • 'Practical activities.'
  • 'Practical advice/ideas. Great day, Thank you.'
  • 'None, it was excellent. The service, facilities, food, etc. were excellent. Thank you.'
  • 'Excellent ideas provided, interaction, resources.'
  •  'Very knowledgeable tutor. Lots of practical activities that were easy to use and very effective for the teaching focus.'
  • 'Lots of practical activities to use straight away on the classroom.''Games to play. How to use spelling/grammar in the classroom practically.'
  • 'Loved all of the practical games and ideas.'
  • 'Importance of modelling, games, up to date .'
  • 'Games and interactive techniques. '
  • 'Activities, experience, knowledge of curriculum.'
  • 'Best venue I have been to for years'
  • 'Thanks for a supper day.'

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