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Securing the Highest Standards in Writing in Upper KS2

Fox Primary School | Thursday 3rd October 2019

** Important note ** If you book fewer than 7 days in advance of this course OR you do not receive the pre-course information a week in advance, please email to ensure you can access the pre-course material.

Please email to register for 2024/25 programme

Course Details

This course is aimed at teachers and leaders in upper KS2 who are teaching and targeting pupils to achieve at the highest level in writing and grammar.

Teachers will further develop their subject knowledge, as the course will review, in depth, what it means to write at the highest levels in Primary: excellent text structure and organisation, vocabulary and stylistic devices, sentence structure and punctuation and authorial control. It will provide teachers with practical and strategic approaches to developing this knowledge and these skills in pupils.

The course will include:

  • An observation of teaching and learning in English at this level
  • Development of teacher subject knowledge
  • Analysis of high quality writing
  • How to use editing in the classroom to best effect
  • How Visual Literacy can be used to create high quality outcomes
  • Engaging tasks to teach high level grammar expectations
  • Practical ideas and techniques to teach the knowledge and skills required, ready for immediate implementation

What you can take home:

  • Planning, flipcharts and resources for a sample unit of work
  • A range of practical resources to support teacher subject knowledge and for use in the classroom
  • Guidance for the new assessment materials


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