Training with Dandelion Learning 2019/20

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Phonics First! Supporting Early Readers and Developing Young Writers
5th November 2019, The Sands Resort Newquay
 
This course will:
  • Examine how successful schools have ensured impact on pupil progress through rigorous and consistent approaches to phonics teaching and learning.
  • Give teachers and TAs confidence in phonics terminology and subject knowledge.
  • Provide a wealth of practical games and activities to use immediately in the classroom.
  • Explore the teaching sequence for phonics and progression in learning linked to Letters and Sounds.
  • Examine assessment of phonics to ensure this feeds accurately into next steps for teaching and learning.

Phase 1 Phonics: Ensuring Solid Foundations for Success
19th November 2019, Glendorgal Hotel, Newquay

This course will:

  • Examine Phase One of the Letters and Sounds programme providing ideas for activities to use immediately back in your setting.
  • Explore key concepts and terminology relating to phonics.
  • Examine multi-sensory play and speaking and listening activities that can be used to successfully pave the way to a systematic phonics programme.
  • Explore the power of story, rhyme and drama to develop children’s speaking

Spell it!
21st November 2019, The Sands Resort, Newquay
This day will focus on active strategies for teaching spelling from Year 2 to Year 6. It will explore how a systematic spelling programme can support pupils to become competent spellers increasing their confidence as writers. We will explore practical ideas for how to develop spelling in the classroom as well as the latest resources to support learning. For Year 2 and Key Stage 2 teachers.

Developing Early Readers
26th November 2019, Glendorgal Hotel

This course will:

  • Examine the latest research re the development of early reading.
  • Consider a range of active strategies for developing reading comprehension in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 to ensure pupils read for meaning.
  • Explore the effective use of questioning to develop reading comprehension.
  • Review the vital importance of vocabulary development and give teachers practical techniques to broaden and deepen pupils' understanding of vocabulary.
  • Share tried and tested techniques for engaging reluctant readers and create lifelong readers who read for pleasure.
  • Consider how to create an enticing reading environment and choose resources which foster independence and enjoyment.

Coffee, Cakes and Updates! English Subject Leader Meetings

Choice of Dates and Venues (All meetings 1.30pm till 3.30pm)

Up to date information on leading English including assessment and the latest from Ofsted. Meetings also provide opportunities to network and examples of inspirational resources to use in classrooms!

  • Friday 6th December 2019 Edward Passmore Institute Hayle
  • Monday 9th December 2019 - China Fleet, Saltash
  • Tuesday 10th December 2019 - Pavillion Centre, Wadebridge
  • Wednesday 11th December 2019 – The Sands Hotel, Newquay
  • Thursday 12th December 2019 - The Falmouth Hotel, Falmouth

Grammar for Year 2 and KS2
4th December 2019, The Sands Resort, Newquay
This training will provide teachers with a clear understanding of grammar in the curriculum and the expected standards from Year 2 to Year 6. The day will also give teachers confidence in grammatical subject knowledge and terminology. We will explore techniques to ensure pupils succeed in the end of Key Stage Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar tests whilst fostering a love of grammar!

KS1 SATs Success!

Creating Wonderful Writers and Remarkable Readers whilst preparing for the End of Key Stage 1 2020 National English Assessment

Tuesday 21st January 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel , Newquay or Wednesday 29th January 2020 at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash.

This practical day will provide an opportunity for Year 2 teachers to explore fun, active strategies to prepare pupils for the end of Key Stage 1 assessments whilst developing confident, successful readers and writers.


KS2 SATs Success!

Creating Inspired Writers and Avid Readers whilst preparing for the End of Key Stage 2 2020 National English Assessment

Thursday 23rd January 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel , Newquay or Tuesday 28th January 2020 at St Mellion International Resort, Saltash.

This practical day will provide an opportunity for Year 6 teachers to explore engaging and motivating strategies to prepare pupils for the end of Key Stage 2 assessments whilst developing confident, successful readers and writers.


Catch-Up Phonics for KS2
5th February 2020, The Sands Resort, Newquay

This course will:

  • Examine strategies and resources for supporting pupils who have gaps in phonic knowledge and skills.
  • Explore materials to support assessment and screening for phonics as well as progression through the phases.
  • Provide an opportunity to reflect on how intervention for phonics is best organised and managed.

Reading Revolution
12th March 2020, The Sands Resort Newquay
This will be a really practical day full of strategies to use immediately back in the classroom!
During this day we will:
  • Examine techniques for developing reading including Reciprocal Reading and Whole Class Novel Study.
  • Explore the Guided Reading teaching sequence.
  • Reflect on activities for developing comprehension as well as revisiting the use of questioning.
  • Investigate the importance of using quality texts and advice on choosing the best resources.

Empowering Struggling Readers
24th March 2020, The Sands Resort, Newquay

This course will explore ways to scaffold literacy effectively to ensure pupils who struggle in English make good progress. We will explore the concept of neurodiversity and in particular examine strategies to support pupils with dyslexia. This day is suitable for teachers, Teaching Assistants, SENDCos and English Subject Leaders who wish to disseminate this information back in school.


Raising Standards in Writing through the Use of Guided Writing, Developing Vocabulary and Editing

Wednesday 22nd April 2020 at The Sands Resort Hotel, Newquay

This will be a really practical day full of strategies to use immediately back in the classroom!

During this day we will:

  • Examine the teaching sequence for Guided Writing.
  • Consider activities for developing writing linked to writing assessments.
  • Share tried and tested strategies for developing vocabulary across the school.
  • Explore effective strategies for teaching editing to raise standards in writing.

Speaking Stories, Talking Texts: Raising Standards in Writing

Tuesday 16th June 2020 at The Sands Hotel, Newquay

This course will explore the use of Storytelling for narrative and ‘Talking the Text’ to improve non-fiction writing. We will also examine the teaching sequence for planning for storytelling and example plans for KS1 and KS2. The day will include an opportunity to consider how to use quality texts to address next steps arising from assessment and the grammar curriculum and reflect on how to teach Invention to ensure successful independent writing.


B is for Boys! Raising boys’ engagement and attainment in the Early Years.

Alistair Bryce Clegg is back!

Thursday 18th June 2020 at Bedruthan Hotel, Newquay

Not all boys are the same, but many display common characteristics that can challenge the way that they are encouraged to learn and behave in the Early Years. During this training session Alistair will be looking at some of the science and psychology around the development of boys and role that adults can play in using this information to create environment that enables learning. High level engagement will maximise the potential for high levels of wellbeing and attainment. How do we ensure that we make this a reality for all of the children that we work and play with?


To book courses, contact Tre on 07792349188 or Pet on 07779337450. Email treandpet@dandelionlearning.co.uk

T. 01726 212892 E. info@caph.org.uk