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Grammar for TAs



Thursday 17th September 2020,  1pm - 2.30pm





A new online session developed to increase TAs' confidence when supporting pupils with grammar. There will be a strong focus on subject knowledge and a range of practical activities to support learning.

“Explicit knowledge of grammar is...very important, as it gives us more conscious control and choice in our language.” National Curriculum

Suitable for TAs in KS1 and KS2.

We will explore:

  • Key terminology used across both primary phases
  • How to develop secure subject knowledge
  • A range of practical ideas and activities to support learning
  • How to embed grammar within the teaching of reading and writing

Further details of how to join the session will be sent with order confirmation. 


  • Trainer

    Julie Sargent is an established English consultant with an extensive knowledge of the curriculum, assessment and effective learning and teaching approaches. Prior to this role, her experience of teaching in primary schools in both Oxfordshire and Devon included key roles in piloting and developing many aspects of English. She has been awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Professional Development by the London Institute of Education and is an accredited Edge Hill Every Child Counts trainer for 1stclass@writing. Julie’s work has included focused English projects, such as Every Child Writes, and she has designed and delivered many professional development programmes and training materials to support schools, partnerships and organisations in English. Her passion and enthusiasm for engaging children in the curriculum is seen through her creative approaches, which inspire both teachers and learners.

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