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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

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

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LIVE STREAMING
18 November 2021
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LIVE STREAMING
08 March 2022
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Courses at venues

BIRMINGHAM
08 October 2021
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
LONDON
15 October 2021
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
DURHAM
02 November 2021
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
LEEDS
16 December 2021
The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
MANCHESTER
01 February 2022
Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
LONDON
10 February 2022
Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
BIRMINGHAM
22 February 2022
Aloft Birmingham Eastside, 4 Woodcock Street, BIRMINGHAM, B7 4BL
DURHAM
07 March 2022
Durham Marriott Hotel, Old Elvet, DURHAM, DH1 3JN
LEEDS
18 March 2022
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.

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