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June 2021

Reading Gladiators™: The Ultimate Book Club

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm in ,

Do you need a fully resourced Catch up Reading solution? Would you like to support your pupils to regain time lost over the last year? Join us for a free LIVE introduction to Reading Gladiators™: The Ultimate Book Club. Find out which books work well for different year groups, how to structure sessions and what you can do to promote meaningful discussion and creative response. A group leader will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Join…

September 2021

Online Course: Take One Book Refresher Training

September 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm in , £100 + VAT

Have you subscribed to Take One Book? Do you have new members of staff who would benefit from introductory training? This session is designed to support schools who subscribe to Take One Book and would benefit from a refresher course. The course begins by introducing the ‘text potential‘ planning tool (Guiding Readers – Layers of Meaning, UCL IOE, 2016) and applying this to a text. We explain the different stages in teaching reading for deeper meaning, from the initial hook…

Online Course: Word Awareness for Comprehension

September 21 @ 3:30 pm - November 16 @ 5:30 pm in , £125 + VAT

Online Course: Word Awareness for Comprehension There has been a welcome focus on children’s vocabulary in recent years, but good vocabulary teaching needs to be contextualised and is just one element of developing a language rich learning environment. Our approach is to embed focussed and informed vocabulary teaching within the broader curriculum. This online course which looks at the most effective ways to enrich and develop children's language to develop verbal expression, reading comprehension and support writing. Are you prioritising…

Online Course: Reading in Curriculum Subjects

September 28 @ 10:00 am - November 30 @ 12:00 pm in , £125 + VAT

Reading in Curriculum Subjects - supporting the demands of subject disciplinary reading (formerly called Subject Matters) Curriculum subjects are the focus for many schools and they provide a meaningful context for children’s reading and writing. This course looks beyond simply providing opportunities for  literacy across the curriculum to a more in-depth consideration of the specificof reading and writing in curriculum subjects. We look specifically at the requirements of history, geography and science. Are you reading enough appropriately challenging and engaging…

October 2021

Online Course: Reading Fluency

October 5 @ 3:30 pm - November 2 @ 5:30 pm in , £85 + VAT

Developing fluent and expressive readers across the primary school (formerly an Ear for Reading) This reading fluency online course for primary teachers defines fluent reading, looks at how reading fluency can be assessed and outlines practical strategies that can be integrated into meaningful reading experiences. Can teachers confidently assess children’s fluency and identify teaching approaches to meet their needs? Would you like to be informed about the latest research into reading fluency? Are you using a range of strategies to…