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Infusing Rich Vocabulary Throughout the Primary Curriculum


Course Details

Vocabulary breadth and depth are two of the most important factors in helping pupils to understand what they read and to express themselves as mature, sophisticated learners. The challenge is immense: pupils need to learn and become fluent in at least 570 word families during their time in formal education.

This exciting new course from Chris will help you to infuse rich and sophisticated vocabulary from EYFS to KS2 into all areas of the curriculum. It will provide strategies for teaching vocabulary in reading activities, spoken and written communications.

Learning Outcomes

•Understand the reasons that vocabulary needs to be explicitly taught through robust instruction.
•Explore how using daily routines can help pupils reach sustained mastery of sophisticated vocabulary.
•Look at the tiers of vocabulary and the importance of mature, academic language.
•Reflect on the importance of etymology and morphology even with the youngest pupils in your school...
Course Date Tue 12 Nov
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Headteachers, Deputy Heads, Assistant Heads, Subject Heads,Subject Leaders, Teachers, Literacy Coordinators, SENCOS & TAs
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £50

Course Tutor

Chris is a specialist in primary education. He is best known for his inspiring talks and his clear, easy to use support material. He is also a publisher and director of Chris Quigley Education, where he leads a team of specialists delivering inspiring training and talks all over the world. Chris has always believed that if schools create the right conditions for learning, all children can discover talents, achieve their best and thrive.