School Improvement & Development Conference 2023: Book your early-bird place

Raising Attainment in Writing

Raising Attainment in Writing is packed full of practical activities your children will love, all drawing on the importance of talk and idea generation in the writing process. Our INSET days are available in-school, via livestream, or delivered with a blend of an on-demand recorded training course (of your choice) followed by time with our consultant in person or via a live link.

  • Practical and informative
  • Demonstrates the power of gamification
  • A talk-led approach
  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire

About this INSET

Bring writing to life in your school with this outstanding INSET day for primary teachers. Learn how to make the most of collaborative learning and shared writing, and discover strategies for modelling the writing process.

  • 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!


This course is appropriate for primary and special schools.

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

Download a one-page overview of this INSET

What teachers say

"Very knowledgeable and pacy speaker who inspired poetry teaching back into our writing journey. Thank you." Justyna Powrie, Assistant Headteacher, Hazelwood Schools

"I feel inspired after struggling to find a way of implementing children's writing over the last few years. I am looking forward to a radical transformation." Johnette Barrett, Principal, Paxton Academy

"Thank you for an informative, innovative and highly motivating session. I can't wait to put the excellent ideas shared into practice!" Roxanna Kabra, Assistant Headteacher, Henry Maynard Primary School

How this works for your school

One of our friendly Literacy Consultants would be happy to come to your school to deliver this INSET training.  

  • Our Consultant would contact you to discuss your focus for the training 
  • We would tailor the content according to your specific needs 
  • Each member of your team would receive their own resource pack

Our INSET price varies depending on the number of staff attending. You may choose to open the training up to your Teaching Assistants and have a whole staff training experience. Or, you may wish to aim the training simply at your teaching staff.

Whatever you choose, we would ensure that our training targets all staff attending and that your staff receive an inspiring and engaging session. Please fill out the enquiry form below if you wish to find out more and receive a quote.

Contact Us

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