Registation with refreshments 8:45am
Please enter at the Blue Box entrance, New Bridge Street.
This year`s conference will explore how teachers approach the use of texts in the primary classroom. We will examine how schools are re-investing time for reading comprehension and inference, using text based approaches and strategies. Keynote address and practical workshops will demonstrate how such approaches lead to deep learning, vibrant whole school reading cultures and significant improvements in pupils writing.
Four workshop choices are available so please select your choice of three when booking.
Teaching non-fiction in the KS2 classroom. Reading to Learn. The session will explore the types of strategies in reading and writing which enable pupils’ to deepen and apply their knowledge and understanding across the curriculum.
Using children`s literature in the KS2 classroom. This session will explore approaches and strategies which develop, extend and inspire pupils’ reading, discussion and writing.
Using ‘Book Creator’: supporting the use of multi modal texts. This session is aimed to complement strategies which seek to develop and extend pupils comprehension and inference abilities. Although the session uses a KS1 picture book, as a context, this session will also be of interest to all teachers who are seeking ideas to support ongoing assessment and independent group work in reading and writing.
Using the Literature Works approach in EYFS to support with development of prediction, inference and engagement across all areas of learning. This session will explore a range of strategies used to engage children across a range of curriculum areas using texts to develop their Communication and Language, reading and writing skills as well as covering a wide range of other prime areas of learning.