Noctua Teaching School Alliance

Member Area

English

CourseReading Hub - Improving comprehension skills
Led byDavid Owen
DetailsEach meeting will have:
• a focus – possibly as below, but this could change depending on participant preferences
• a short case study from a participant school
• an opportunity to share current issues, ideas and challenges through round table discussion
• time to share examples of practice in books

Please note there is a one off cost of £50 partners/£55 non partners regardless of the number of Reading/Writing Hub sessions attended.

* Course now full
TimingsWednesday 01 May 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
CourseEnglish CPD Programme
Led byNoctua SLE's
DetailsResearch points to a vocabulary gap having a long-lasting impact on children’s education and later life prospects while the demands of the curriculum require teachers to have a bank of knowledge and strategies to call on to challenge and support every group in school. OFSTED are tasked with ensuring schools have this support in place.
Noctua’s English CPD programme this year is full of thoughtful and practical sessions to support your staff across the breadth of the English curriculum. Participants who attend the training will be given up-to-date knowledge on how to tackle these issues and a range of proven ideas for implementing in the classroom.

Session 1 - Closing the word gap: why vocabulary is important & practical strategies for closing the vocabulary gap
Session 2 - What every teacher needs to know about reading
Session 3 - Practical strategies for whole class reading

Remaining sessions available to book:

Session 4 - Creative ideas for teaching English - Thursday 23rd May 2019
Session 5 - Spelling and grammar: subject knowledge and strategies - Thursday 27th June 2019 * June now full

Please see attached flyer for more details.
TimingsThursday 23 May 20191pm-3.30pmVarious Locations Full course £300 partners £350 non-partner. Individual workshops £60 partners / £65 non-partners
BookingClick here to book your place
CourseWriting Hub – Assessing writing
Led byDavid Owen
DetailsEach meeting will have:
• a focus – possibly as below, but this could change depending on participant preferences
• a short case study from a participant school
• an opportunity to share current issues, ideas and challenges through round table discussion
• time to share examples of practice in books

Please note there is a one off cost of £50 partners/£55 non partners regardless of the number of Reading/Writing Hub sessions attended.
* Course now full
TimingsThursday 06 June 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
CourseBack to Basics Phonics and Early Reading - Are you new to teaching phonics? Are you a teacher or TA who would like some fresh ideas for your phonics teaching? This is the course for you…
Led byTracey Booth morning and Helen Drew afternoon
DetailsA firm grounding in the fundamentals phonics and reading equips children with the building blocks of learning that will unlock much of what follows in their school careers.
Run by experienced SLEs, Noctua’s Phonics and Early Reading courses are full of essential knowledge and skills as well as tried-and-tested ideas and strategies to implement effective practice in the classroom. If you’re new to the job, or need a refresher, these are ideal sessions to boost your skills and confidence.

Back to Basics Phonics – Tuesday 24th September 2019, 9.00am-12.00pm - In this fundamentals session, we refresh teachers on all of the essentials of teaching phonics, from terminology and teaching sequence to resources and assessment, with everything in between

Early Reading – Tuesday 24th September 2019, 1.00pm-3.30pm - Suitable for those new to EYFS and KS1, as well as those in support roles, this course provides an overview of how to teach early reading. We consider what works and why and give plenty of ideas for improving your practice and provision.

See attached the course flyer for more details on the sessions.
TimingsTuesday 24 September 20199.00am-12.00pm & 1.00pm-3.30pm or Full dayShakespeare Primary School £90 partner / £100 non-partner for full day or £45 partner / £50 non-partner for half day
BookingClick here to book your place