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Course costs are based on 15 participants

This course can be tailored to your individual requirements

Whole School Literacy: Ensuring Cross-Curricular Links

The course will cover –

  • Literacy across learning / the principles and practice / experiences and outcomes
  • Making links with speaking, listening, reading and writing opportunities across other areas of the curriculum
  • Integrating writing across the curriculum
  • The different text forms in writing and using these across the curriculum / contexts from subjects across the curriculum
  • Teaching non-fiction writing across the curriculum
  • Links to the International Primary Curriculum

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

By the end of the course participants will –

  • Explore the links between literacy and other areas of the curriculum
  • Discuss the principles and practices of literacy and learning
  • Discuss the different non-fiction text types and how to use them in other areas of the curriculum and how to teach these text forms
  • How to integrate writing across the curriculum
  • Explore the contexts from subjects across the curriculum
  • Making links with the Creative Curriculum / International Primary Curriculum
  • Explore games and activities for cross-curricular writing
  • Explore how to use text based unit to make cross curricular links
  • Develop an action plan for whole school literacy across the curriculum

Detailed course outline and session time table

Session 1

  • Introduction –
  • The principles and practice of literacy across learning
  • Making the links with other areas of the curriculum

Session 2

  • Contexts from subjects across the curriculum
  • Teaching non-fiction writing and reading
  • Games and activities to encourage cross-curricular links

Session 3

  • Using a text based unit to make cross-curricular links
  • Making links with the creative curriculum / International Primary Curriculum etc.

Session 4

  • Resources for cross curricular links
  • Developing an action plan for whole school literacy across the curriculum
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

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 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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