It can be difficult to challenge strong readers at primary, because they often run out of age-appropriate material to read. A powerful solution can be to use children's literature from years gone by: it fulfils our 'cultural capital’ obligations, but it's also an exciting way to engender higher-level learning.
How far does your school ‘literature spine’ go? The push for ‘reading for pleasure’ can sometimes result in a diet of entertaining but low-quality literature. C.S.Lewis suggested we ‘read an old one in between’ every 'new' book, and this approach can have a huge impact on school outcomes: children investigate and better understand the nuances of vocabulary, grammar and language; and the content provides them with a framework for exploring social and political attitudes, and developing foundation subject knowledge. This short course will:
This course is appropriate for primary schools.
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Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.
Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.
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