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How to meet the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar expectations at KS1

Aimed at: Teachers in First, Infant, and Primary Schools (particularly but not exclusive to Y2) Primary English Subject Leaders

This course helps to address the need to teach Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar in KS1 with direct reference to the age related expectations at the end of the Key Stage.  It will help to support teachers with the teaching of SPaG in each year group in order to ensure that the teaching of SPaG is a whole school concern, where the children are taught specific skills and qualities to assist them when experiencing the SATs.

Nb Delegates will need to bring a book with them that they would like to use as a class text, in order to use it during a group workshop.

Course details:

  • To understand the key requirements for teaching SPaG in KS1.
  • To be prepared as a whole school to consistently teach specific SPaG skills
  • Activities and games to use to support the teaching of SPaG
  • How to deliver the teaching of SPaG in context using whole class texts

Course Objectives

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Explore the requirements for SPaG using the National Curriculum 2014 for Key Stage 1
  • Be aware of how the end of Key Stage assessment is a whole school issue
  • Be confident in delivering interesting, purposeful and practical SPaG lessons using games and activities

Session Details

Course Programme: How to meet the Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar expectations at KS1

Key Stage One

Session One Phonics and Spelling requirements at KS1 Games and Activities to teach spellings at KS1

Session Two Punctuation requirements at KS1 Games and Activities to teach punctuation at KS1

Session Three Grammar requirements at KS1 Games and Activities to teach Grammar at KS1

Session Four Application of SPaG skills across the curriculum Planning the teaching of SPaG in context

Tutor Details

Claire is an experienced teacher and Literacy Consultant. She has worked as a Primary Literacy and Numeracy consultant for National Strategies for two Local Authorities and is a current serving practitioner.

As a moderator she has worked in both Key Stage One and Key Stage Two and has moderated using the ITAFs in 2016.

In addition to her work as a moderator, she specialises in supporting teachers in English assessment, planning, and teaching.

Claire 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.

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