Literacy Training

Over this session, we will be running a variety of training session covering different aspects of literacy.

If you wish to take part in any of these sessions, please sign up through the CPD calendar.

The trainings are as follows:

Date and TimeTarget AudienceTitleDescription
Thursdays 8th September 2022 15:45 – 16:45 Repeated: 12th January 2023 20th April 2023 15:45 – 16:45Class Teachers, ASL TeachersWraparound SpellingThis short training looks at Wraparound Spelling.  It will take you through the process and give ideas of how to use it to suit the needs of your class.
Thursdays 22nd September 15:45 – 16:45 Repeated: 19th January 2023 27th April 2023 15:45 – 16:45Class Teachers, ASL TeachersMorphological SpellingFor children with a spelling age of 10 year+, a morphological awareness spelling approach can be useful.  We will look at how to deliver this in Primary 6/7 and beyond.
Thursdays 29th September 2022 15:45-16:45 Repeated: 26th January 2023 4th May 2023 15:45-16:45Class Teachers,  ASL TeachersPhonics from the beginning and as an interventionIn this training, we will look at the teaching of phonics, and how this feeds in to reading, writing and handwriting.
Session 1 Oct 27th   Session 2 Feb 2ndSecondary Teachers 16:00 – 17:00Literacy across the curriculumLiteracy within subjects   Retrieval Practice    
Session 1 – 21st Sept Session 2 – 16th Nov Session 3 – 25th Jan 16:00-17:00Teachers 16:00-17:00  Listening and TalkingPlanning and AssessmentOral and Group DiscussionDebating and Philosophy
Session 1 – 8th Sept Session 2 – 6th Oct Session 3 – 24th Nov Session 4 – 19th Jan Session 5 – 9th Mar 16:00-17:00Teachers 16:00-17:00Comprehension StrategiesMaking ConnectionsPrediction and InferenceQuestioningMonitoring and VisualisingSummarising
Sept 12th In-Set Feb 22nd In-Set     Sept 13th In-Set  Schools wishing to sign up for TfW TfW schoolsTalk for Writing There is a cost, so permission must be obtained from your SMT.Fiction Non – Fiction     Refresh and Extension for schools already trained within TfW
Session 1 Tuesday 10th January 16:00 – 17:00 Session 2 Tuesday 17th January 16:00 – 17:00 Session 3 Tuesday 24th January 16:00 – 17:00Talk for Reading There is a cost, so permission must be obtained from your SMT.Talk for Reading works hand in hand with Talk for Writing.  It aims to develop children into efficient, effective, thoughtful, and strategic readers who can learn about life, discover information and deepen their thinking through considering other people’s views and experiences with a critical mind.

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