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Securing Foundations in Years 5&6 in Reading and Writing
Thursday 8th October 2020 9.15am - 12.30pm
Thursday 22nd October 2020 9.15am - 12.30pm
As pupils move from one year group to another, it is always essential to ensure that the core requirements of previous years’ curriculum content is secure in order to build new learning on secure foundations. This year, it is crucial to establish and consolidate previous learning, in order to ascertain pupils’ knowledge and skills and act swiftly and effectively to address any gaps and move learning forwards.
This course is in two parts: one focused on reading in Year 5 and 6 and the following session focused on writing.
The sessions will provide teachers with an overview of the progression in knowledge and skills in reading and writing on which their year group’s curriculum is built and then the opportunity to consider how gaps in previous learning may be addressed and effective teaching strategies employed to move learning on.
- Understand the curriculum requirements for reading and/or writing in their own year group, as well as those in the previous year groups and the progression between
- Consider ways to ascertain pupils’ knowledge and application of the key skills of reading and/or writing from the previous year
- Explore effective strategies for addressing gaps to secure essential skills and move learning on
COVID 19 update: we are keeping up-to-date with all Government guidelines regarding group sizes and social distancing, and will ensure that all our courses meet guidelines that are current at the time of the course. We will keep you informed of these arrangements nearer to the time. If you have any questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to contact us.