Language and Literacy within the Curriculum - Peterborough

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"...schools should strengthen whole-school literacy work across all departments to ensure that students extend and consolidate their literacy skills in all appropriate contexts."

 - Ofsted, Moving English Forward

This is a 3-day course. Sessions are:

  1. 7 February 2018
  2. 25 April 2018
  3. 13 June 2018

Day 1: Oracy

  • Explore the roles and responsibilities in developing literacy within curriculum areas.
  • Audit subject areas with a focus on speaking and listening

Day 2 Writing

  • Review of whole school oracy progress and impact of strategies trialled.
  • Understand the theory behind "talk as a bridge to writing"

Day 3: Reading

  • Reading and viewwing: what is different about multimodal literacy?
  • Developing reading skills

This training will help you to:

  • develop subject leaders’ literacy pedagogy and equips literacy leaders with strategic tools for audit, evaluation, monitoring and dissemination
  • complete an action research project to develop strategies 


Over three full days of training, your school will build an excellent basis for whole school improvement, including narrowing attainment gaps. Each programme works with a cluster of schools, allowing you to share expertise and build great working relationships

To promote collaborative practice, we encourage two teachers from each school (including the literacy lead) to attend. We also invite a head or senior leader to attend the first session free of charge.

  • First delegate per school - £650
  • Additional delegates - £450
  • Attendance includes one year's membership of the National Literacy Trust giving all teachers in the school access to a range of resources.*
  • We also invite a head or senior leader to attend the first session free of charge.

Price includes a year's membership of the National Literacy Trust. Existing members receive a £100 discount per school - please contact schools@literacytrust.org.uk or call 020 7820 6258 to get your code. 


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