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Raising Attainment in Reading

Discover fun, simple, effective strategies and tips to support children’s word reading and comprehension skills in this engaging, practical CPD course. Explore how you can support pupils in developing a love of reading, building successful reading strategies and successfully responding to SATs-style questioning.

  • Practical and informative
  • Ideas to promote reading for pleasure
  • Supportive and engaging
  • Improves reading comprehension
  • Develop children's practical problem-solving
Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Raise standards in reading comprehension through a variety of engaging, workable, and enjoyable ways to enhance children’s reading confidence.

Raising Attainment in Reading provides a comprehensive overview of the skills that children need to become successful readers. This powerful one-day reading CPD course takes aspects of reading comprehension and demonstrates how to support all children in their skill development - through games to improve vocabulary, retention, speed and depth of understanding.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Find out how to build more opportunities in your teaching to develop reading comprehension skills
  • Discover a range of proven strategies that can support children in becoming quick and confident readers, able to tackle a whole range of questions around a text.
  • Practise and discuss ways to enhance the teaching of inference and deduction
  • Increase your understanding of the reading comprehension and word reading expectations of the National Curriculum and how these translate into everyday practice - simply and effectively

You will return to your classroom with an in-depth understanding of how to support children in becoming confident readers.

Audience

  • English and Literacy Leaders
  • Teachers & TAs - KS1 & KS2 
  • Senior Leadership Team

An infants school version of this course is available on request, as a recording to watch on-demand. Please contact us to find out more.

What teachers say

“A well-paced and lively presentation with lots of strategies to engage and motivate pupils without being too resource heavy to ensure pupil progression and develop a love of reading.”
Salma Patel, Assistant Headteacher, Buxton School.

“An excellent day, just what I needed! My mind is full of ideas. Great being able to discuss with other teachers.”
Sarah Bond, Literacy Coordinator, Aldenham Preparatory School.

"Excellent. Have learnt a lot and will be using it in my classroom. Resources were excellent. thank you for providing so much information." Kirsten Rainbow, Class Teacher, Ponteland Middle School

COVID-19 update

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now live-streaming all of our courses.

For the most up to date information regarding the pandemic, please take a look at our 'COVID-19 Update' page.

Live stream and recorded courses

Recording course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
RECORDING
Available anytime
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Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
23 November 2021
Online, interactive access.
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Live-streamed course. Watch at home, at school or on the go.
LIVE STREAMING
29 March 2022
Online, interactive access.
Watch again for 7 days.

Courses at venues

LONDON
16 September 2021
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
MANCHESTER
13 October 2021
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
LEEDS
20 October 2021
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
BIRMINGHAM
10 November 2021
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
DURHAM
02 December 2021
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
LONDON
28 January 2022
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
MANCHESTER
16 February 2022
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
LEEDS
28 February 2022
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
BIRMINGHAM
16 March 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
NOTTINGHAM
24 March 2022
Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
LEICESTER
25 March 2022
Holiday Inn Leicester, St Nicholas Circle, LEICESTER , LE1 5LX
BRISTOL
25 March 2022
Aztec Hotel And Spa, Aztec West, BRISTOL, BS32 4TS
BIRMINGHAM
25 March 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
LEICESTER
25 March 2022
Holiday Inn Leicester, St Nicholas Circle, LEICESTER , LE1 5LX

This course as an INSET Day

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.

Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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