Date(s) - 24/11/2022
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The EEF reports that teaching reading comprehension strategies across the school is highly effective and can deliver an additional six months’ progress but qualifies that, for this to be effective, strategies must be taught explicitly and consistently.
This online session will consider and explore:
- the key reading comprehension strategies that are introduced through the National Curriculum programmes of study
- how schools can build a reading curriculum that provides progression in these strategies
- effective and consistent teaching and learning approaches to ensure maximum impact on pupils’ reading
- how to develop a shared understanding of reading comprehension across your school
- how to create rich experiences for children to think deeply about high-quality texts
This course is part of the ‘Gaining Consistency’ series: a programme of CPD for those with a top-level view of the English curriculum in primary schools, focused on looking strategically at ensuring progression in the strands of the English curriculum, both across and within year-groups, and developing effective whole-school approaches to teaching and learning within each strand.
Each session will focus on a different aspect of English, meaning that schools can take part in all sessions or choose those that are most relevant to their school development priorities.
Sessions in the Gaining Consistency Series include:
A whole school approach to…
- Teaching the Writing Process | Mon 17.10.22 (3.30 – 5.30pm)
- Reading Comprehension | Thurs 24.11.22 (1 – 3pm)
- Greater Depth Writing | Tues 10.1.23 (3.30 – 5.30pm)
- Greater Depth Reading | Weds 8.2.23 (1 – 3pm)
- Developing Writing Fluency | Tues 21.3.23 (3.30 – 5.30pm)
- Developing Editing and Proofreading | Weds 26.4.23 (1 – 3pm)
What previous participants have said:
This training will be very helpful in terms of looking at our teaching of reading across the whole school, and ensuring that we are using the same language to talk about the different comprehension skills and reading domains.
Very good strategies and models.
Really positive and inspiring – thank you.
As an experienced English consultant, Susie works with schools, academies and partnerships to develop and improve all aspects of English across the primary age range. Using her knowledge of the curriculum, assessment and effective teaching and learning practices, she successfully supports many schools – leaders, teachers and support staff – to improve outcomes for their pupils. During her 20+ year career in Education, Susie has enjoyed classroom teaching, as well as holding a range of senior leadership posts. Prior to establishing her own consultancy business, she worked as an English Consultant for Oxfordshire County Council’s School Improvement Service. Susie has written, developed and led a wide variety of training events, programmes and projects to address current local and national educational priorities and, in recognition of this work, has been awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Professional Development by the London Institute of Education. Susie is an accredited trainer for several reading intervention programmes and has recently worked with OUP to write and present a new online professional development package for their Project X CODE intervention.
Susie is passionate about finding innovative ways to inspire teachers and engage learners. Her face-to-face and online training is of high quality: rooted in the curriculum, with evidence-based practice coupled with creative teaching and learning approaches. She believes in a bespoke approach to school support, working alongside school leaders, class teachers and support staff to develop practice through a range of leadership and classroom-based strategies, always precisely tailored to the identified needs of the school.
Susie provides training, resources and school support in partnership with local and national organisations, such as Quest for Learning, Oxfordshire County Council, OTSA and Oxford University Press.
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