Noctua Teaching School Alliance

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English

CourseCurriculum Design for Primary School English: Principles and Practice
Led byJames Clements
DetailsThis session, sponsored by Oxford University Press offers the opportunity to attend a Professional Development session, looking at: 

Event Agenda
With the new 2019 Ofsted framework’s renewed focus on curriculum, many schools are looking again at the design of their curriculum. This half-day course will introduce some principles and practical examples of curriculum design in primary English, drawn from research and practical case studies of successful schools.

Session 1: Learning to Read and Choosing to Read
Session 2: Teaching Reading Across the School

About James Clements
James is an experienced teacher, researcher and education writer who works with schools and local authorities across the UK and further afield to develop the teaching of English. James is the creator of website shakespeareandmore.com and the author of Teaching English by the Book.


TimingsMonday 3rd February 202012.30pm - 4pmWeetwood Hall Estate, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS£25 Per Delegate (This is a not for profit charge, and will go towards the cost of running the day only.
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CourseWriting Network Meetings
Led byDavid Owen
DetailsEach meeting will have:
• A focus – possibly as below, but this could change depending on participant preferences
• A short case study from a participant school
• An opportunity to share current issues & challenges through round table discussion
• Time to share examples of practice in books

Session 1 - Getting the basics right - Wednesday 11th December 2019 - 9.30am-11am
Remaining sessions:
Session 2 - Helping children to love writing - Wednesday 18th March 2020 - 9.30am-11am
Session 3 - Assessing writing - Wednesday 10th June 2020 - 9.30am-11am
TimingsWednesday 18th March 20209.30am - 11amHovingham Primary SchoolA minimal charge of £30 partner / £35 non-partner to cover refreshments, venue & SLE costs for attending all of the writing network meetings.
BookingClick here to book your place
CourseReading Network Meetings
Led byDavid Owen
DetailsEach meeting will have:
• A focus – possibly as below, but this could change depending on participant preferences
• A short case study from a participant school
• An opportunity to share current issues & challenges through round table discussion
• Time to share examples of practice in books

Session 1 - Improving vocabulary, particularly for the disadvantaged - Thursday 3rd October 2019 - 9.30am-11am
Session 2 - Helping children to love reading - Thursday 16th January 2020 - 9.30am-11am
Remaining sessions:
Session 3 - Improving comprehension skills - Thursday 21st May 2020 - 9.30am - 11am
TimingsThursday 21st May 20209.30am - 11amHovingham Primary SchoolA minimal charge of £30 partner / £35 non-partner to cover refreshments, venue & SLE costs for attending all of the reading network meetings.
BookingClick here to book your place