Courses 2020/21

The main physical course venue – is usually St Oswald’s Primary Academy but all courses are being delivered online at the moment.

Literacy Leaders’ Network Meetings – 2020 / 2021

Protected: Literacy Leaders Network Meetings 2020/21 – Resource Page

Spring Term Courses 2021

Information about online courses

New and coming very soon – 24 February 2021! Twilight CPD

Developing Reading Fluency and Comprehension in the context of Whole Class Reading and Home and Blended learning

NEW! Courses for science and RE Leaders

Reading and writing in science: practical ideas for science leaders in primary schools

Reading and writing in RE: practical ideas for RE leaders in primary schools

English Courses for Geography and History Leaders – new dates!

Reading and Writing in Geography: practical ideas for geography leaders in primary schools

– new date for repeat course – 10 March 2021

Reading and Writing in History: practical ideas for history leaders in primary schools

– new date for repeat course – 11 March 2021

Introduction to Letters and Sounds – new date for repeat course – 18 March 2021

An Introduction to Letters and Sounds for teachers and TAs – 

New (or not) to… courses most are now completed for 2020/21 – next series autumn 2021

New (or not) to Reception Class- 

New (or not) to Year 1

New (or not) to Year 3 and Year 4  

New (or not) to Year 2

New (or not) to Year 5 and Year 6

Day 2 postponed until 15 April 2021

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An Introduction to Letters and Sounds for Teachers and Support Staff – 2020 – Online CPD

 Letters and Sounds Resource Page  (password needed) ‘I liked all of it! Lots of information put in an easy to understand way and lots of good ideas and games to take back. It was good to have time to play the games too. Repeat course – new date – 18 March 2021  –  9.30 am … Continue reading An Introduction to Letters and Sounds for Teachers and Support Staff – 2020 – Online CPD

Challenging the More Able in Reading

Challenging the More Able in Reading Resources (password needed) ‘The challenge cards looked good – I’ll try those.’ ‘Lots of ideas for stretching high achievers.’ ‘The activities are manageable, practical and engaging.’ 29 September 2016 – 1.00 pm –  4.00 pm The Innovation Centre – The Digital Exchange – Little Germany – Bradford Outcomes: Participants will be … Continue reading Challenging the More Able in Reading

Guided Reading and Beyond – Tackling the new Tests

Link to Guided Reading resources for attendees (password protected) ‘So many practical, exciting ideas that I just know will work and the children will love.’ ‘The great ideas and suggestions and Philip’s enthusiasm and passion.’ ‘The abundance of ideas provided and the free fans.’ 2 December 2016 9.00 am – 3.30 pm – The Innovation … Continue reading Guided Reading and Beyond – Tackling the new Tests