• Developing Writing

    Developing Writing


    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 and will be held at John Keats Primary School, 391 Rotherhithe New Road, London, SE16 3FN.

    Session 1
    Theme: Word-rich writing: supporting pupils to use an ambitious vocabulary
    Date: Thursday 21 November 2019
    Co-facilitator: Kate Wignall, Teacher, Friars Primary Foundation School

    Session 2
    Theme: Sentence models: using stackers to improve sentence construction
    Date: Thursday 23 January 2020

    Session 3
    Theme: Enabling effective planning: structuring strong writing
    Date: Thursday 19 March 2020

    Session 4
    Theme: Writing together: the power of shared writing
    Date: Thursday 21 May 2020
    Co-facilitator: TBC

    Session 5
    Theme: Teaching text types: understanding genre
    Date: Thursday 18 June 2020
    Co-facilitator: Rebekah Diamond, Dulwich College

    Session 6
    Theme: Honing your craft: effective editing processes
    Date: Thursday 9 July 2020
    Co-facilitator: Kate Wignall, Teacher, Friars Primary Foundation School

    Sign up and cost

    Registration for our 2019-20 cohort is closed.

    Price: £75
    Members receive a 20% discount