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Literacy Support For Subject Leaders In The Primary School

“Knowledgable & engaging. Very informative. A superb day, thankyou.”

(Susie, Derby September 2014)

This practical one day workshop helps literacy subject leaders in primary schools to develop a clear understanding of their role and how they can carry out the role effectively.

The course explores:

  •     The role of the literacy subject leader
  •     How to carry out a literacy audit
  •     How to establish priorities
  •     Good practice in reading and writing, phonics and spelling, speaking and listening
  •     Making judgements
  •     Observing literacy lessons
  •     Creating a literacy action plan

If you only need to book one or two places

If you only require one or two course places, then you may wish to attend the course at our head office in Staffordshire. To go straight to the correct page, please CLICK HERE

Course Objectives

The course objectives include:

  • Role and responsibilities
  • Carrying out a literacy audit and establishing priorities
  • Good practice in reading, writing, phonics/spelling and speaking/listening
  • Monitoring,  book scans and observations
  • What constitutes a good literacy lesson

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1

•The role of the Literacy Subject Leader. •Carrying out a Literacy audit / establishing priorities. •Creating a Literacy Subject Leader’s file.

Session 2

•Good practice for: oReading, oWriting. •Carrying out a Literacy Book Scan.

Session 3

•Monitoring the subject / monitoring planning. •Good practice for Phonics and Spelling, Speaking and Listening. •Lesson observations / what constitutes a good literacy lesson.

Session 4

•CPD for staff / priority areas. •Creating a literacy action plan. •Roles and responsibilities. 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 feedback

The tutor 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 an independent 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.

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