• Developing Reading

    Developing Reading


    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.

    Session details

    The programme is led by David Windle, English SLE and Assistant Headteacher, Charles Dickens Primary School. All sessions run from 8:30-10am.

    Session 1
    Date: Thursday 3 October 2019
    Unlocking vocabulary: supporting pupils to access the text

    Session 2
    Date: Thursday 14 November 2019
    Using whole class reading to narrow the gap (montem)

    Session 3
    Date: Thursday 16 January 2020
    Reading for pleasure: reading for life

    Session 4
    Date: Thursday 12 March 2020
    Guided comprehension: a strategy to develop independent reading

    Session 5
    Date: Thursday 7 May 2020
    Using Accelerated Reader and Star Tester to raise reading attainment

    Session 6
    Date: Thursday 2 July 2020
    Bridging the gap between primary and secondary English

    Sign up and cost

    Register to join our 2019-20 cohort here.

    Price: £75
    Members receive a 20% discount