Extended Writing in KS2
DateThu, 3rd March, 2016
Time9:30 am - 3:30 pm
LocationLionwood Junior School, Norwich
Ofsted are often critical of writing in schools because there is too little extended writing, or the quality of it is disappointing.
Writing at length is different in nature from writing in brief, and more is not always better!
Based on research, this course explains step by step what needs to be taught, and suggests ways of helping pupils to plan, write and improve sustained writing.
Familiarising pupils with the particular demands and conventions of longer texts
Marshalling ideas and material for extended writing
Stitching and sticking – building in coherence & cohesion
Planning the time – balancing teaching, homework and classroom time for extended writing, and deciding how to spend the teacher’s time
Meeting the special challenges of marking, drafting, improving extended writing
£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places
Course name:Extended Writing in KS2
Date:Thu, 3rd March, 2016
Time:9:30 am - 3:30 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.
Education Consultant and Past Senior Director, National Strategies
Alan is a highly experienced educational consultant, specialising in working directly with schools, Local Authorities and other education providers to support improvement in student progress and the quality of teaching and learning. He was a Senior Director with the National Strategies, leading national programmes on teaching and learning, assessment and intervention support, was National Director for English, and Regional Director for the National Literacy Strategy in the South West. His background is in English teaching and in advice and inspection for English and literacy in both primary and secondary phases. He is currently working with schools to support curriculum and assessment in English, literacy across the curriculum, and improvements in classroom pedagogy. He has written, published and presented widely about English, and language and learning in education.