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Routes to a Richer English Curriculum Design


Course Details

This course will help you to develop a primary English curriculum which is deeper, richer and allows all learners to access quality texts for quality writing opportunities.

Bob will use ideas and strategies from his ‘Opening Doors’ toolkit to show how schools across the UK have been building a reading culture, incorporating literature and quality picture books to enhance learning.

There will also be a focus on continuity and progression so that a map of learning is designed for your school as well as your classroom.

Help all learners to access quality writing and reading opportunities in the classroom and throughout your school.

Learning Outcomes

•Explore strategies for opening doors to quality texts for learners and improve your confidence in teaching them.
•Improve the planning of a more creative English curriculum.
•Enhance your knowledge of picture books, children’s fiction, classic literature and poetry.
•Access ideas and resources for raising standards in reading and writing.
•Look at oracy and dialogic talk as processes and products in themselves...
Course Date Thu 23 May
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Deputy headteachers, Subject heads, Teachers, Literacy Coordinators,
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Bob Cox
Bob has been presenting ideas about high quality learning and English at regional, national and international conferences for eleven years. He is the author of the ‘Opening Doors’ book series which support moves towards a richer, deeper and more creative English curriculum. Bob was a teacher for 23 years, before moving to work in school improvement. He has already supported around 500 schools in their search for excellence and thousands of schools use his strategies and resources.