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Reading for Pleasure and Reading to meet the Standard

Course Details

The course will examine the demands of the new Key Stage 2 reading test and offer ways of enabling children to read and comprehend texts of increasing complexity. Alongside this, the course will explore ways of promoting reading for pleasure.

This course will cover:
Comprehension skills.
Suggested texts.
Creating a literacy spine.
Planning enjoyable tasks to support comprehension...
Course Date Thu 02 Mar
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Key Stage 2 teachers.
Lunch 12:30 - 13:15
Price £129
Voucher Value £100

Course Tutor

Jo Heffer has more than twenty years’ experience as a teacher and literacy consultant. After successfully leading literacy in primary schools in Walthamstow and St Helens, and being a team leader for the Hounslow Language Service, she became Literacy Consultant for Windsor and Maidenhead. As a consultant, she was fully involved with the implementation of Talk for Writing and was a lead consultant for the Every Child a Writer programme.

In 2012, she became a freelance consultant and has run training courses for AQA, OSIRIS and just recently for the Primary Writing Project, working alongside Pie Corbett. She offers a wide range of consultancy work for schools as well as working on the School Direct training in Berkshire. She is an accredited FFT Wave 3 trainer..