Literacy Leader Network Meetings 2018/19

‘The resource ideas and the opportunity to plan and discuss ideas with others’

‘The planning cards will have an immediate impact.’

‘The best part of the course was all of it! Fabulous and informative as always – great delivery, knowledgeable and tried and tested ideas.’

Summer term 2018 – 20 June 2018 – Please note the change of date from the original 15 June.

Autumn term 2018 – 7 November 2018 – The Innovation Centre

Spring term 2019  – 13 March 2019 – The Innovation Centre

Summer term 2018 – 19 June 2019 – St Oswald’s Primary School

Online Booking 2018/19

Booking to follow for Autumn/Spring/Summer 2018/19

Resources from Autumn Meetings 2016

Resources from Spring Meetings 2017

Resources from Summer Meetings 2017

Resources from Autumn Meetings 2017

Resources from Spring and Summer Meetings 2018 and Autumn 2018

Resources from Spring Meetings 2019


Outcomes: Participants will be updated on recent developments within the world of Primary Literacy both locally and nationally, and have the opportunity to meet other Literacy Leaders to network and share experiences.

Target audience: Literacy Leaders in KS1 and KS2.

Course content: The content will vary according to the nature of developments on a term by term basis.

Guest presenters: There will occasionally be guest presenters and free gifts to take away. Recently we welcomed:

Niki Tighe –  Pobble – Angela Bolam – Raintree Publishers – James Wardell -Pearson UK – Christinea Donelly – School Library Services – Alex Fellowes – Drama Workshop – 2Eskimo – Reading Assessment – Tim Bleazard – ICT Consultant – Tom Palmer – Author

In 2017 and 2018 we covered the following:

Leadership – Writing a literacy policy – Developing a whole school approach to vocabulary – Engaging parents – Securing your role as a subject leader – Preparing for inspection

Curriculum – Preparing a whole school approach to the new reading tests – Non-fiction and writing across the curriculum – Greater depth in reading in KS1 – Using drama to develop comprehension and engagement – Developing British Values and SMSC using children’s Literature – Whole Class Guided Reading Fiction / Non-Fiction / Poetry – Whole Class Guided Reading -differentiation and challenge – KS1 and KS2 SATS feedback and action points – Teaching sequence for Reception Class using quality texts – Teaching sequences using quality texts for early and later Year 1

Resources – National Poetry day – Roald Dahl Day – The Summer Reading Challenge – Elmer Day – World Book day – Literacy with the Lionesses  – Book Creator app – World Cup resources – Armistice 100 planning




Cost: £170 + VAT per session including refreshments and lunch. Book all three sessions for a discounted rate of £450 + VAT – cancellations are allowed up to 5 working days before each session.

Online Booking 2018/19