Year 2-3 improving reading stamina training for teachers

As requested by primary colleagues, St Helens TSA would like to invite all Year 2 and 3 teachers, support staff and English SLs to this one day training event:

Year 2 and 3 Reading for stamina

This training day will cover the following:

  • Identifying the features of the KS1 Reading Paper 2
  • How can we support year 2 children so they can access it?
  • How can we ensure that year 3 children ‘nail’ this paper?
  • Exploring the texts in the 2018 test and the mark scheme
  • Writing our own versions to take home and use.

Delegates will need to bring laptops to this session so we can share resources.

Time/date: Tuesday 29th January 2019, 9.30-3.30pm

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

Cost: £150.00 per delegate- this includes all course materials, refreshments and a light lunch.

A 25% discount will be given to alliance members.

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

Sarah Makin (Senior Administrator):

Paula Foster (Administrator):

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


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 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.