Vocabulary Explosion: More Ideas for Excellence in Vocabulary Acquisition

Ofsted’s new approach is looking for unprecedented levels of foundation subject vocabulary, and this is being part-tested through the Y6 reading SATs. How well-equipped are you to meet this challenge? This is our second short course on vocabulary acquisition and provides even more ideas for achieving whole-school excellence in this subject.

  • Suggest practical strategies for teachers
  • Link to subject progression
  • Provide ideas for whole-school planning for vocabulary

About this INSET

Ofsted’s new Inspection Framework places a great emphasis on vocabulary: its acquisition, retention, and sophistication of use. This provides a challenge for children, especially those from more disadvantaged backgrounds.

This is our second short course on vocabulary acquisition and will:

  • Give you dozens of practical vocabulary strategies; 
  • Suggest how to move children towards conceptual nuance in their vocabulary 
  • Outline whole-school approaches, and;
  • Link vocabulary to subject context and progression.



This course is appropriate for primary and special schools.

  • Headteachers, SLT and English Coordinators  
  • Class teachers and TAs
  • EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this INSET day, please do not hesitate to contact us. Please fill in the form below to send us a message. Alternatively, feel free to get in touch with us by email: info@tteducation.co.uk