Introducing Talk for Writing in Early Years and KS1

Course Details

This course looks at teaching fiction writing in the EYFS and KS1 using the key principles of Talk for Writing. It will take a closer look at the teaching sequence, main strategies and techniques of Talk for Writing.

Sue will introduce practical and creative activities and resources to support each stage of imitation, innovation and independent application. The session will also cover word and sentence games to support the language needed for narrative.

Learning Outcomes

•Gain an overview and understanding of how Talk for Writing works practically in settings and classrooms, so we can start to build consistent approaches and promote a love of literacy.
•Look at ways in which we can support our youngest writers at the beginning of their writing journey.
•Build a bank of work and sentence games linked to stories so that children are using and choosing appropriate language features.
•Take away ideas and activities to promote enjoyment and enthusiasm in young writers, leading to powerful writing and enhanced attainment.
Course Date Wed 17 Jul
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Teachers, Subject Teachers, TA's,
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Sue Cove
Sue is an experienced and knowledgeable primary literacy and early years consultant and an accredited Talk for Writing Primary Trainer. She provides training throughout the country to schools, consortiums and local authorities. Using a mixture of informative, reflective and practical activities she is excited to disseminate the key messages from Talk for Writing to develop quality first teaching and learning to improve outcomes for children.