English Subject Leader Summer Briefing
DateThu, 29th June, 2017
Time4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
LocationLionwood Junior School, Norwich
1. Impending changes to assessment and accountability
We will consider the implications of the recent consultation and what is likely to happen. In doing this, we will anticipate some of the actions that can be taken by English subject leaders.
2. Reflecting on this year’s KS2 English tests
Time to share experiences of this year’s English tests and how, in the light of this, schools can adapt further to improve results.
3. The next cohort through
What do we know about the strengths, weaknesses and curriculum omissions created by the shift from old to new curriculum in 2014? We review the priorities for preparing the current Year 5 to be a successful cohort in Summer 2018.
4. Ofsted and literacy in the early years
This session will capture the shift of emphasis taking place in Ofsted reports about the Early Years. It will contain statistical information, extracts and advice based on a survey of 100 recent reports.
5. Recent research findings
A round–up of recent findings from educational research that touches on language and literacy, some of which turn out to be rather surprising.
£35 per person
Course name:English Subject Leader Summer Briefing
Date:Thu, 29th June, 2017
Time:4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Location:Lionwood Junior School, Norwich
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Recently retired Chief Adviser on School Standards, Department for Education
Sue has been Chief Adviser on School Standards at the DfE for seven years and led the government’s work on pedagogy, deprivation, disadvantaged groups, the core subjects, assessment, accountability and school improvement.
Sue has worked at every level of the education system as a teacher, trainer, inspector and director of the last government’s National Strategies.
Sue is also well known for her classroom publications for spelling, grammar, reading, English literature, literary theory, writing and special needs. The TES describes Sue as a mix of “inspirational delivery combined with common sense practicality.