English in Year 5
DateWed, 31st October, 2018
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationSt William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
Target audience: Year 5 teachers
Squeezed between the expansiveness of Years 3 &4 and the imperatives of Year 6, Year 5 often lacks identity and a coherent sense of purpose. This course searches for the heart of Year 5 practice and asks what makes it a distinctive year, and not just a runway into Year 6.
Session 1: Taking stock
What we know about 9-10 year olds
Appraising the curriculum for Year 5
How we divide up the ‘shared’ curriculum between Years 5 and 6
Session 2: Reading in Year 5
Building on Years 3 skills and Year 4 strategies
A vision for Year 5 reading
Reading with the writer in mind
Reading for thematic and implied meaning
Session 3: Writing in Year 5
Where Year 5 fits in writing development
A vision for Year 5 writing
Writing with the reader in mind
Securing an assured standard voice in writing
Session 4: Cashing in on SPAG
Year 5 SPAG – the tough stuff
Using SPAG to improve writing
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:English in Year 5
Date:Wed, 31st October, 2018
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location:St William’s Primary School, William’s Loke, Norwich
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Sue Hackman was the Chief Adviser on School Standards at the DfE. Management of Assessment, Accountability and Ofsted were a large part of her remit. She was, for several years, the English inspector in Surrey. She has written SATs papers, National Curriculum objectives, been a moderator, a Chief Examiner and was the architect of progress measures.