"Participating pupils made approximately nine months’ additional progress compared to similar pupils who did not participate in the intervention."EEF, Using Self-Regulation to Improve Writing, 2014
This course helps teachers develop strategies to take their Key Stage 2 pupils beyond scaffolded writing, building confidence and self-assessment skills, and providing a structure for pupils to tackle writing challenges across different text types.
The course consists of a full day of training on 15 January with a follow-up session on 2 July giving participants the opportunity to feed back on their experience and plan next steps.
- To use transferable approaches to aid the organisation of writing
- To use class visits and cultural experiences effectively so children engage with and develop their writing
- To encourage pupils to take ownership of their progress using self-assessment tools, peer assessment and goal setting
- To develop strategies to build positive attitudes towards writing in your classroom
The course costs £350 for the first participant, then £250 for every colleague you bring.
- We invite a head or senior leader from each school to attend the first session free of charge
- Follow up support visits to your school are also available at an additional cost of £350
Attendance includes one year's membership of the National Literacy Trust*, giving all teachers in your school access to a range of inspiring teaching resources, school improvement tools, training and CPD.
*Existing National Literacy Trust members receive a £50 discount per school.
Use the form below to book, or please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 7820 6258 if you need help with booking.
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"Very impressed with the content and delivery which enabled staff present to cascade training to the rest of the school."Participant, Rotherham