English Training Calendar


  

Course Title & Trainer

Date / Venue

Price / Audience

English- What is Mastery and how do we ensure depth of knowledge at Year 2 and 6?

 What does mastery look like in English? How do we master the reading and writing journey? Delegates will be given opportunities to explore what depth looks like in the context of reading, writing and grammar. They will also consider implications of 2017 tests on teaching for the next academic year.

The session will also focus on challenging the higher attaining pupils
Who are the higher attainers? How do we know they are higher attainers? What evidence do we need for higher attaining pupils? Should higher attaining pupils be doing a different task?

Year 2

Thursday 21st September
9.30-3.30pm

 Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£150.00 per delegate

Year 2  teachers/support staff

(new and experienced)

Year 6

Friday 6th October  
9.30-3.30pm

 Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£150.00 per delegate

Year 6  teachers/support staff

(new and experienced)

English- What is Mastery and how do we ensure depth of knowledge?  

What does mastery look like in English? How do we master the reading and writing journey? Delegates will be given opportunities to explore what depth looks like in the context of reading, writing and grammar.

Year 5

Friday 22nd September
9.30-12.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 5  teachers/support staff

 (new and experienced)

Year 1

Friday 22nd September
1.00-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 1  teachers/support staff

 (new and experienced)

Year 3

 

Friday 29th September
9.30-12.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 3 teachers/support staff

 (new and experienced)

Year 4

Friday 29th September
1.00-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 4 teachers/support staff

 (new and experienced)

Head Teacher and Senior Leads briefing- implications for teaching English Post 2017 tests. An insight into implications for future KS1 and 2 provision  

Head teachers and Senior leaders

Thursday 5th October
1.00-3.30pm

Venue:
The St Helens Chamber

FREE of Charge for all alliance schools 

£50.00 per delegate for non-alliance schools.

Early Language and Communication training

How can high quality texts support early language and communication? How do we ensure that young children acquire vocabulary in their early years? A session with books at the heart for delegates to identify meaningful and purposeful activities that promote positive communication.

EYFS/KS1 teachers

Thursday 19th October
9.30-12.00pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

EYFS/KS1 teachers/support staff

(new and experienced)

 

Teaching assistant training- Providing effective support for writing

How to  offer the correct amount of support to the child during the independent writing process- how to assist children in planning, writing, proof reading and editing as part of the Quality First Teaching Session.

Teaching assistants/HLTAs

Thursday 19th October

1.00-3.30pm

Venue:

Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Teaching assistants/HLTAs

 

 (new and experienced)

CLIMB

An approach to teaching and assessing reading in literacy and cross curricular. ‘CLIMB’ will give delegates ideas to revamp guided reading sessions linked to the new AFs and Reading assessment documents. 

KS2 teachers

Friday 13th October
9.30-12.00pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 3,4,5 and 6 teachers/Literacy SLs

 

 (new and experienced)

KS1 teachers

Friday 13th October
1.00-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£70.00 per delegate

Year 1 and 2 teachers/Literacy SLs

 

 (new and experienced)

Reading to Succeed-supporting pupils (and teachers) with stamina in Year 2 and 3
Focusing on reading comprehension and effective test technique for Y2 Reading paper.
Pulling Paper 2 apart providing an in depth analysis. Looking at the implications of the test for Y2 and 3 teachers.
Training teachers how to effectively construct and deliver key questions to prepare children to achieve on this paper

Year 2 and 3 teachers

Thursday 2nd November
9.30-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£150.00 per delegate

Year 2 and 3 teachers/support staff

(new and experienced)

Supporting KS1 and KS2 Writing Moderation

How does this compare to other schools and how can you ensure consistency?

Sessions will consist of:

•   Ensuring progression within books is evident.

•   Defining questions used to review and evaluate current practice.

•   Materials given to support tracking and target setting.

•   Provide an opportunity across schools to moderate and QA all judgements.

•   Help to prepare for end of key stage statutory assessments

KS1 teachers

Thursday 23rd November
9.30-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£150.00 per delegate

Year 1 and 2 teachers/Literacy SLs

  (new and experienced)

KS2 teachers

Friday 24th November
9.30-3.30pm

Venue:
Nutgrove Primary School, Govett Road, St Helens, WA9 5NH

£150.00 per delegate

Year 3,4,5 and 6 teachers/Literacy SLs

 (new and experienced)

 

A 25% discount will be given to alliance members.

Full day sessions: £150.00 include: Tea/coffee/biscuits/light lunch and all course resources.

Half day sessions: £70.00 include: Tea/coffee/biscuits and all course resources.

If you wish to book on any of the following sessions please email or call:

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator): sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk

For additional information regarding any of the training offers don’t hesitate in contacting- Lisa Bradshaw (Director of The St Helens Teaching School Alliance)

Lisa.bradshaw@three-saints.org.uk or 01744 678010

IMPORTANT NOTE:

The cancellation policy is as follows:

14-30 days: charged at 25%

7 days: charged at 50%

Less than 1 day: Charged at full training rate

Please note all cancellations must be in writing via email to sarah.makin@three-saints.org.uk. A confirmation of your booking will be sent to you once received. Should you be in a position to supply a substitute delegate there will be no charges.

Trainers Pen Portrait

Maddy Barnes

Maddy Barnes is an experienced teacher and Assistant Head in a school in Manchester. She is on the DfE Teacher Panel for Test Development. Maddy is a part-time literacy consultant providing bespoke training and INSET for schools and alliances in the North West. Maddy is an experienced KS2 Reading, GPS and Level 6 marker. She is an established author and series editor at Rising Stars (Skills Builders, GPS Practice Papers, NPE and Achieve) and provides insight training sessions for schools. She is a learning consultant and author for the BBC (written resource pack for Chris Evans 500 words competition, co-written scripts for online resource videos and material for GPS game shows). Maddy is passionate about using real texts, including high quality picture books, to encourage all pupils to make progress.

 

Maddy has worked with the St Helens TSA since becoming a Teaching school in April 2013 providing high quality training for teaching and non-teaching staff.

Teachers have commented:

  • Very engaging- lots of ideas and excellent resources to implement throughout school.

  • Good insight into the requirements of future testing arrangements and how we can support our teachers to get the children ‘secondary ready’. I feel much more prepared!

Extremely helpful, Maddy is excellent!

Very practical advice and resources given. It was great to see how these can be used across the curriculum and for all age ranges.

 
 
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