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Raising Attainment in Writing

How do you make a writer? Raising Attainment in Writing is packed full of practical activities your children will love, helping them use their imagination, generate ideas and build writing resilience.

  • Practical and informative
  • Demonstrates the power of gamification
  • A talk-led approach
  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Course description:

Raising Attainment in Writing is a one-day CPD course that's packed full of games and approaches that will help children generate ideas for writing and improve their vocabulary.

The training draws on the importance of talk and in the writing process. It is underpinned by the latest cutting-edge theory and research and features dozens of collaborative activities to aid language acquisition and retention, not only in English, but across the curriculum.

By attending this course, you will:

  • Improve confidence and enjoyment in writing amongst your children
  • Consider the ‘point’ of writing – what are your children trying to achieve? And how do you help them learn how to achieve it?
  • Discover dozens of exciting and engaging activities to support and embed the high quality teaching of spelling, grammar and punctuation through your daily English lessons
  • Consider the barriers children face to learning writing – particularly “writer’s block” – and experience a range of fun and collaborative games to help children generate creative ideas

This training is high in energy and high in impact!

Audience

  • English and Literacy Leaders
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2)
  • Senior Leadership Team

Testimonials

"Exceptional trainer with vast amount of knowledge, experience and expertise. Lots of practical ideas to improve teaching and learning. Best training I've had in years-thank you.'"
Lisa Hall, Headteacher, Ashwell Primary School, Baldock, Herts

"It was terrific! So well structured for instant use and almost too many great ideas for writing that you could start in your class tomorrow!"Jennie Phillips, Headmistress, Monmouth Pre-prep & Nursery

"Fantastic delivery, loads of really useful writing ideas which I can feed back to staff. Brilliant for giving ideas which can be adapted for any year group."
Jen Farmer, Literacy Coordinator, Aldington Primary School, Ashford

"One of the most productive training days I've experienced, one that is action based not theory! Lots of quick and easy things to implement."
Michelle Rogers, English Co-ordinator, All Saints Primary School

"It was a wonderful, informative and fast paced session. A brilliant day to explore ideas and remember the purpose of writing within the classroom."
Darsy Patel, Teacher, Ashton Gate Primary 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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    LIVE STREAMING
    09 March 2021
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      29 June 2021
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        15 September 2021
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          LIVE STREAMING
          18 November 2021
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            Courses at venues

            LONDON
            04 May 2021
            Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
              DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
              24 May 2021
              Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                NOTTINGHAM
                10 June 2021
                Jury's Inn, Station Street, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 3BJ
                  BIRMINGHAM
                  17 June 2021
                  Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                    MANCHESTER
                    15 September 2021
                    Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                      BIRMINGHAM
                      08 October 2021
                      Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                        LONDON
                        15 October 2021
                        Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
                          DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                          02 November 2021
                          Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                            LEEDS
                            16 December 2021
                            The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ

                              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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