a whole school approach to developing writing fluency

Online

The 2020 EEF guidance for improving literacy states: Fluent writing supports composition because pupils’ cognitive resources are freed from focusing on handwriting, spelling, and sentence construction and can be redirected towards writing composition. Therefore, it is imperative that we support pupils to develop fluency in their transcriptional skills so that they can be applied to writing effortlessly, […]

Developing use of Cuisenaire- Key Maths concepts- New workshop!

Online

Join to establish how Cuisenaire rods can be used to teach a number of maths concepts to children so they have deep conceptual understanding. This ‘hands-on’ online workshop will enable participants to learn about how Cuisenaire rods can be used to support children with understanding mathematical concepts across a number of Key Stage 1 and […]

Humanities as part of a balanced and broadly-based primary curriculum

Online

This session will enable you to understand the humanities in new exciting ways and how these can be a vital part of balanced and broadly-based primary curriculum. This will provide a research-informed view of the humanities in primary schools, arguing that these are an essential part of a balanced, broadly-based and holistic curriculum. The humanities […]

experienced yr 6 teachers: preparing for end of key stage tests and teacher assessment

Online

Outline This course is aimed at experienced year 6 teachers. It is similar in content to the course, ‘New to Year 6? Preparing for End of Year Assessment' and so participants should not attend if they have already attended the ‘New to’ course. Description This course will clarify the statutory requirements for KS2 and moderation. […]

experienced yr 2 teachers: preparing for end of key stage tests and teacher assessment

Online

Outline This course is aimed at experienced year 2 teachers. It is similar in content to the course, ‘New to Year 2? Preparing for End of Year Assessment' and so participants should not attend if they have already attended the ‘New to’ course. Description This course will clarify the statutory requirements for KS1 and moderation. […]

a whole school approach to developing editing and proofreading

Online

The National Curriculum sets out a writing process from planning through to presenting. To become effective, reflective writers, pupils need to develop the skills of sharing, evaluating, reviewing, revising and proofreading their own and others’ writing so it is vital that these skills are taught and developed consistently across each year group. This online session […]

Long Covid in Schools and Colleges

Online

The children’s long COVID service at Oxford Children’s Hospital and Medical Needs in Schools are proud to announce the following seminar: Long Covid in Schools and Colleges This is a free, online seminar to inform schools and colleges about long COVID in children and teenagers. It will take place on 26 April 2023 between 4 […]

preparing and administering the phonics check

Online

Outline Preparing teachers to prepare their pupils Description This course will ensure that KS1 teachers are equipped with ideas and strategies for preparing their pupils to take the screening check this term. Teachers will know how to administer the check correctly Audience Teachers, Headteachers

Introduction to ADHD

Online

Learn more about ADHD and the challenges that children may experience.  Price per course - £20.

Assessment Leader Briefing

Online

Outline A termly briefing guided by Jane McKenzie Downes - Education Advisor Description This termly briefing will ensure that assessment leaders are up to date. We will explore everything that has been published regarding statutory assessment during the term. Audience Headteachers, Teachers, Subject Leaders

Introduction to Attachment

Online

Learn what is meant by attachment and to understand why attachment is important. Price per course- £20.