Literacy Skills for Secondary

September 20, 2022
Grafton Primary School, Grafton Road, Dagenham RM8 3EX
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Why should I attend?

You are a Teaching Assistant who has a passion for improving children’s literacy skills.

 

The course will help you:

  • develop your understanding of children’s learning and literacy acquisition.
  • learn skills to assess and overcome children’s literacy learning barriers.
  • become reflective of teaching decisions and their impact on children’s learning in reading and writing.
  • learn how to develop and use a gradient of challenge in text reading to support progress in reading.
  • understand how to engage parents in supporting literacy at home.

 

You will be provided with:

  • Three half-days of support to understand the assessment processes needed for the intervention.
  • Twenty half-days of professional development to support your delivery of the intervention.
  • Six scheduled support visits to your school.  These provide intensive, individual support and help the school management team to develop an effective and efficient implementation.
  • Additional remote support available as needed.

 

What will the course cover?

The Early Literacy Skills programme will prepare attendees to:

  • carry out detailed diagnostic assessments and observations of literacy learning;
  • take and analyse running records;
  • understand  children’s learning and early literacy acquisition
  • assess and overcome children’s literacy barriers
  • become reflective of teaching decisions and their impact on children’s learning in reading and writing
  • learn how to develop and use a gradient of challenge in text reading to support progress in reading
  • achieve accelerated progress in writing
  • be an expert for the school for diagnostic assessment of literacy
  • work with parents to understand and support their child’s development.

 

Who should attend?

  • Teaching Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant

 

Cost: £900 for first delegate, and £75 for each additional delegate

 

Booking confirmation including access information and important pre-course information will be sent to you upon booking.

Please check your junk inbox if you do not receive your booking confirmation and ensure you mark the sender as safe to enable you to receive any further pre-course information or changes.

 

Contact information

For specific enquiries about this course, please contact Louise Harding at lharding@grafton.bardaglea.org.uk

For general booking or CPD enquiries please contact CPDEvents@bdsip.co.uk

At a glance

Date: September 20, 2022 9:30 am

Location: Grafton Primary School, Grafton Road, Dagenham RM8 3EX

The Literacy Skills for Secondary is a bespoke intervention for secondary school children who are not at age-related expectations in reading and writing. It will enable pupils to either catch up with their peers or equip them with the reading skills they will need for life depending on their starting level. The daily, one to one intervention can run for up to 20 weeks.

Course leader

Lee Boyce
Principal Adviser, SEND & Inclusion

Lee is Principal Adviser for Education and Inclusion at BDSIP.  A highly passionate and committed leader, she is responsible for ensuring BDSIP delivers consistently excellent support on schools-led priorities across...

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Lee Boyce

Principal Adviser, SEND & Inclusion

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