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Grammar: Preparing for Key Stage 1 GPS Tests

Course Details

The new primary curriculum for English focuses heavily on the teaching and learning of
technical English – particularly how to use grammar and punctuation successfully and
build vocabulary and spelling skills.

Guidance will be provided on how to teach grammar in context alongside preparing pupils
for the test. Ultimately with greater understanding of how to build sentences they will
become more successful writers.

A range of engaging and interactive approaches will be shared on the day to help children
develop a clear understanding of how grammar and punctuation is used in great writing.

This course will:

Update your school on the new GPS testing arrangements and coverage.
Provide a Key Stage 1 programme for spelling and grammar that will ensure continuity
and progression.
Support teacher confidence to shape “outstanding” key skill work into independent
Provide a range of strategies and techniques to accelerate understanding and
development of skills...
Course Date Mon 14 Nov
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Teaching assistants, HLTAs, NQTs, Key Stage 1 teachers, English subject leaders, curriculum managers, senior management.
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £120
Voucher Value £95

Course Tutor

Jane is an energising
and engaging
consultant on the
education of early
years and primary
aged pupils. She has worked closely
with a vast number of schools and
local education authorities in a range
of circumstances tailoring support to
meet individual challenges. Jane has a
keen interest in supporting teachers on
revitalising their approaches to learning
and teaching and as a popular speaker
addresses thousands of teachers each
year across the UK and around the
Jane believes in quality assuring
all methods that she promotes
and her specialism is enabling
challenging concepts to ‘come alive’
in the classroom. Whilst working
as a consultant at local authority
level she became Ofsted trained and
supported many schools ‘out of’
categories. She now works, not only
as an independent consultant, but also
in close collaboration with other highly
regarded authors and trainers. Jane’s
‘FANTASTIC System for Writing’© has
been identified as a powerful tool in
supporting schools with a target of
improving writing.