Courses 2021/22

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 – 2021 / 2022

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

New (or not) to… courses now available to book for the autumn term 2021

New (or not) to Reception Class- 

New (or not) to Year 1

New (or not) to Year 2

New (or not) to Year 3 and Year 4  

New (or not) to Year 5 and Year 6

Other Course

An Introduction to Phonics for teachers and TAs  

Completed Summer Term Courses 2021

Bouncing Back in Comprehension in Year 2: An online course for Year 2 teachers

Completed Spring Term Courses 2021

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

Completed 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

Completed English Courses for Geography and History Leaders

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

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

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An Introduction to Phonics for Teachers and Support Staff – 2021 – 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. 25 November 2021  –  9.30 am –  3.00 pm  The new Ofsted framework from … Continue reading An Introduction to Phonics for Teachers and Support Staff – 2021 – 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

New (or not) to Year 2

New (or not) to Y2 Resource Page ‘So many practical ideas that I can put into place straight away.’ ‘A thorough explanation of the new curriculum, teaching sequence and fantastic ideas that will have an immediate effect on my practice.’ ‘…even more fantastic ideas to teach reading, writing and SPaG.’ Day 1 – 18 November 2021 … Continue reading New (or not) to Year 2

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