Outstanding Learning in Primary English

£495.00 plus VAT

A practical course for primary teachers and subject coordinators of English that will help you lead and deliver effective English lessons at EYFS and key stages 1 and 2

This is a 2-term programme in 4 parts:

  1. The purpose and intended outcomes of primary English
  2. Planning a progressive primary English curriculum
  3. Teaching primary English effectively so that pupils achieve
  4. Assessing pupils’ progress through the primary English curriculum
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A practical course for primary teachers and subject coordinators of English that will help you lead and deliver effective English lessons at EYFS and key stages 1 and 2

Why should I choose this course?

  • It is a practical development programme, anchored in the day-to-day reality of coordinating and teaching primary English; there are no distracting, irrelevant assignments to complete.
  • It follows a focused, logical sequence and blends instructional videos with live coaching sessions and an online forum, all led by experienced experts in the field; there is no unrealistic and unhelpful theory from academia, just real-life learning.
  • It provides real tasks that will help you coordinate and teach primary English effectively; there are no formal essays to write or panel interviews to pass.

How is this course structured?

This is a 2-term programme in 4 parts:

  1. The purpose and intended outcomes of primary English
  2. Planning a progressive primary English curriculum
  3. Teaching primary English effectively so that pupils achieve
  4. Assessing pupils’ progress through the primary English curriculum

 How is this course delivered?

This is a blended course that provides flexibility and support.  You will get:

  • Access to a network of other subject coordinators and teachers – get answers to all the questions you’re too afraid to ask in school.
  • 3 live webinar sessions for coaching and mentoring, to ask questions of the course leader, and to share ideas and experiences with colleagues.
  • 12 on-demand online courses, 3 per half term, designed specifically for you.
  • Access to a library of additional on-demand courses, specially curated for you to help tailor the programme to meet your development needs.

What will the modules cover?

Term 1

  • Live webinar 1: An introduction to the programme
  • Optional module for new subject coordinators: how to lead English across the whole school

Part 1: The purpose and intended outcomes of primary English

  • Module A: Understanding the primary English national curriculum and the teaching of handwriting, speaking and listening, reading, and writing including SPaG
  • Module B: Articulating why English matters to your pupils and your school context, and what success will look like, including through cross-curricular literacy
  • Module C: Identifying the ‘end points’ of primary English, and ensuring Year 6 pupils are ‘secondary ready’
  • Live webinar 2

Part 2: Planning a progressive primary English curriculum

  • Module A: Identifying the ‘end points’ of EYFS, key stage 1 and key stage 2 English studies
  • Module B: Agreeing threshold concepts and making use of a progression model
  • Module C: Ensuring all teachers work together to plan collaboratively and to moderate assessments
  • Live webinar 3

Term 2

Part 1: Teaching primary English effectively so that pupils achieve

  • Module A: Planning engaging English lessons
  • Module B: Pitching English lessons to ensure they’re challenging for all
  • Module C: Ensuring pupils transfer key concept into long-term memory
  • Live webinar 4

Part 2: Assessing pupils’ progress through the primary English curriculum

  • Module A: Using retrieval practice to aid learning and assess progress
  • Module B: What learning looks like in primary English: Making marking more meaningful
  • Module C: Ensuring feedback facilitates pupil progress, and using data to target interventions and support
  • Live webinar 5

 

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Start time: 10:00 BST

End time: 11:00 BST