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Minds the GaPS

Key Stage 1 grammer

Course Details

Teaching grammar and punctuation at Key Stage 1. The course looks at the statutory requirements that need to be covered and explores practical and engaging ways to teach them.

The course will:
Examine the statutory requirements for Key Stage 1.
Discuss terminology.
Explore progression.
Provide practical strategies for teaching grammar explicitly.
Make links with reading.
Provide strategies for shared writing.
Look at optional test information and the interim writing statements...
Course Date Mon 20 Mar
Duration 10:00 - 15:30
Location Wakefield
Venue Address YPO, 41 Industrial Park, Wakefield, WF2 0XE
Target Audience Key Stage 1 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.