English / Literacy

Ignite work with a variety of providers to offer high quality English and Literacy professional development for school staff.

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The Literacy Company training sessions:

Half termly subject leaders briefings

Subject leader training sessions – 6 events across the academic year

Moderation across school for subject leaders

Moderation of writing for Year 1/2 teachers

Moderation of writing for Year 3/4 teachers

Moderation of writing for Year 5/6/7 teachers

Moderation of writing for EYFS teachers

Word Aware:

‘Word Aware’ is a structured whole school approach to promote the vocabulary development of all children. Focussed on whole class learning, the approach is of particular value for those who start at a disadvantage – including children with Developmental Language Disorder, Special Educational Needs and those who speak English as an additional language, but it will extend the word learning of all students.

There will be 3 sessions taking place on:

  • Tuesday 18th January 2022
  • Tuesday 25th January 2022
  • Tuesday 1st February 2022

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Oasis Innovation

Boosting Reading @ Primary

8th October, 15th October, 5th November, 12th November all 9am – 12pm

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Boosting Reading @ Secondary

19th November, 26th November, 3rd December, 10th December all 9am – 12pm

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This four half-day training programme, delivered online in autumn 2021 for teachers and teaching assistants aims to deepen pedagogical understanding on the balanced reader, teach pupils efficient word-analysis skills that are applied strategically and supports the use of high-quality formative assessment to personalise learning.

A modular programme which includes:
• Understanding how pupils learn to read
• The BRP 3 part lesson structure
• Observing readers and analysing reading behaviours
• Learning to read and reading to learn
• Making links between BRP and other reading contexts to ensure a consistent approach

Please note that when you purchase tickets, you will be asked to provide the direct name and email address of the delegate attending. Please ensure that this information is accurate as meeting information may be sent to them prior to it taking place.