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    Developing Writing

    Overview

    This programme is for leaders, teacher and support staff who are looking to develop their approach to teaching writing 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 writing for pupils in their schools.

    What is involved?

    This programme is comprised of a series of six good practice sessions led by classroom practitioners, showcasing a variety of approaches to teaching of writing.

    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 10 October 2019
    Teaching text types: understanding genre

    Session 2
    Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
    Word-rich writing: supporting pupils to use an ambitious vocabulary

    Session 3
    Date: Thursday 23 January 2020
    Sentence models: using stackers to improve sentence construction

    Session 4
    Date: Thursday 19 March 2020
    Enabling effective planning: structuring strong writing

    Session 5
    Date: Thursday 21 May 2020
    Writing together: the power of shared writing

    Session 6
    Date: Thursday 9 July 2020
    Honing your craft: effective editing processes

    Sign up and cost

    Register to join our 2019-20 cohort here.

    Price: £75
    Members receive a 20% discount