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The Literacy Tree is a thematic, book-based approach to primary English. Their KS1&2 Literacy Curriculum provide schools with a meticulously planned, cohesive approach to the teaching of reading and writing.
Using The Literacy Curriculum has transformed how English is taught in over half of Astrea primary schools. Children’s writing has become so much more creative, purposeful and independent, dramatically increasing both lesson engagement and KS1&2 outcomes.
These ongoing CPD events will review the core aims and objectives of The Literacy Curriculum, as well as giving colleagues the opportunity to plan forthcoming schemes with our in-house Literacy Tree expert, Hannah Baker. Delegates will also go on learning walks around Highgate Primary Academy, recently awarded ‘outstanding in literacy’ status by Challenge Partners. on learning walks around Highgate Primary Academy, awarded ‘outstanding in literacy’ status by Challenge Partners.
Considering research from the Institute of Education and the Education Endowment Foundation, this half day session explores why maximising the impact of Teaching Assistants is a leadership issue. Delegates will be invited to debate current issues of policy, deployment and skillset and share observations made within their own context on ‘perceptions of practice’ in formulating a TA policy which effectively meets need.Essential Information
Benefitting from two in-house trainers, a bespoke approach to de-escalation and positive handling can be provided which promotes the importance of positive relationships, active listening, recovery and repair.
Venue will be either South Yorkshire or Cambridge, decided by the location of the majority of participants.