Securing Quality Phonics and Spelling Teaching in Years 2-9

This is a series of three half day sessions suitable for teachers and teaching assistants in Years 2-9 who have limited or no phonics subject knowledge or who are unsure about how to teach phonics or spelling…

Course TitleSecuring Quality Phonics and Spelling Teaching in Years 2-9
Course TutorPenny Boardman and Justine Gregory
Duration3 x half days
Target AudienceTeachers, teaching assistants and subject leaders
Key StagesKS1/KS2/KS3
GuidanceEssential for NQT/RQT
Course DescriptionThis is a series of three half day sessions suitable for teachers and teaching assistants in Years 2-9 who have limited or no phonics subject knowledge or who are unsure about how to teach phonics or spelling.
Session 1: The development of phonics subject knowledge
Session 2: A ‘phonics first’ approach to reading
Session 3: A ‘phonics first’ approach to spelling
This course would also be useful for subject leaders who wish to implement a whole school approach to phonics and spelling.
N.B. This course is fully aligned with the expectations of National Curriculum 2014 programmes of study for English.
OutcomesParticipants will:
• be supported to develop consistently good and outstanding teaching of spelling and reading using a ‘phonics’ first approach which can be evidenced through pupil outcomes;
• develop their phonics subject knowledge;
• understand how effective assessment facilitates phonics intervention;
• understand how children can be supported to use a ‘phonics first’ approach for reading;
• have an understanding of a spelling progression and how to support the transition from phonics into spelling;
• have an understanding of how spelling can be taught across the curriculum.
Date/s3 x half days
Time09:00 – 12:00
VenueTBC
CostLearning Exchange member fee: £225 per delegate
Non member fee: £250 per delegate
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