This programme is for leaders, teacher and support staff who are looking to develop their approach to teaching reading and maximise progress for pupils in their care.
Who is the programme for?
This programme is ideal for senior leaders or Literacy leaders who want to explore a variety of approaches to improving progress in reading for pupils in their schools.
What is involved?
The programme is comprised of a series of six good practice sessions led by classroom practitioners, showcasing a variety of approaches to teaching of reading.
The programme is led by David Windle, English SLE and Assistant Headteacher, Charles Dickens Primary School. All sessions run from 8:30-10am.
Theme: Unlocking vocabulary: supporting pupils to access the text
Date: Thursday 3 October 2019
Co-facilitator: Alison Sprakes, Assistant Headteacher, The Belham Primary School
Theme: Using whole class reading to narrow the gap (montem)
Date: Thursday 14 November 2019
Co-facilitator: Tom O’Donell, Head of School & Fredrick Hall, Assistant Headteacher, Montem Primary School
Theme: Reading for pleasure: reading for life
Date: Thursday 16 January 2020
Co-facilitator: Sophie Alcock, Deputy Headteacher, Alfred Salter Primary School
Theme: Guided comprehension: a strategy to develop independent reading
Date: Thursday 12 March 2020
Co-facilitator: Ingrid Seifert, Primary Teaching and Learning Consultant, Wandsworth Primary Teaching & Learning
Theme: Using Accelerated Reader and Star Tester to raise reading attainment
Date: Thursday 11 June 2020
Co-facilitator: Sarah Cook, Teacher, Redriff Primary School
Theme: Bridging the gap between primary and secondary English
Date: Thursday 2 July 2020
Co-facilitator: David Murray, Bacon’s College
Sign up and cost
Register to join our 2019-20 cohort here.
Members receive a 20% discount