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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

Course description

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

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

Further Information

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now livestreaming all of our courses. Please see livestream dates below. 

We anticipate resuming in-venue courses after Easter 2021.

Live stream and recorded courses

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    25 January 2021
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      03 March 2021
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        14 June 2021
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          16 September 2021
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            LIVE STREAMING
            23 November 2021
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              Courses at venues

              LEEDS
              22 April 2021
              The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                BIRMINGHAM
                21 May 2021
                Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                  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
                        Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                          DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                          02 December 2021
                          Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB

                            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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