The Route to Greater Depth in Writing at KS2


Course Details

The 2018 Teacher Assessment Framework identified some key aspects of greater depth in writing at the end of KS2. This course will enable teachers to unpick the framework statements and to consider strategies which will enable pupils to achieve them.

Jo will explore ways to ensure that writers are controlling different registers as well as links with reading, wider vocabulary and the use of punctuation.

Gain strategies to help pupils achieve effective writing skills.

Learning Outcomes

•Gain strategies for developing writing based on identification of audience and purposes.
•Unpick the GDS statements, looking at how these build on the expected statements.
•Understand how to encourage children to draw on their reading in their writing.
•Ensure a whole key stage approach.
Course Date Thu 11 Jul
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Teachers/Literacy Coordinators
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Jo Heffer
Jo has more than 20 years’ experience as a teacher
and literacy consultant. She was fully involved with
the implementation of Talk4Writing and was a lead
consultant for the Every Child a Writer programme.

She offers a wide range of consultancy work for
schools as well as working on the School Direct training.