Noctua Teaching School Alliance

Member Area

English

CourseReading Hub - Helping children to love reading
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.
TimingsWednesday 23 January 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
BookingClick here to book your place
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
Session 4 - Creative ideas for teaching English
Session 5 - Spelling and grammar: subject knowledge and strategies

Please see attached flyer for more details.
TimingsThursday 24 January 20191pm-3.30pmVarious Locations Full course £300 partners £350 non-partner
BookingClick here to book your place
CourseJean Gross - Closing the Word Gap: What Really Works
Led byJean Gross
DetailsThe Oxford Expert Speaker Programme brings the best known experts in education to events across the UK to share new ways of thinking about teaching and learning.

Oxford University Press is delighted to be working with Jean Gross, and will sponsor the training costs to deliver Jean's sessions to schools.

Event Agenda
The links between vocabulary and reading comprehension
How to create communication-supportive classroom and school environments
Whole-class approaches to developing vocabulary and wider language skills
Choosing and implementing ‘catch-up’ strategies for those with limited language
Good practice in supporting parents and carers to develop their children’s language skills
TimingsWednesday 06 March 20199.00am-12.30pm. Registration from 8.40amThe Village Hotel, Headingley, Leeds, LS16 5PR£20 (This is a non-profit event)
BookingClick here to book your place
CourseWriting Hub – Helping children to love 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.
TimingsThursday 21 March 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
BookingClick here to book your place
CoursePhonics Programme - 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
DetailsPhonics in EYFS and progressing into Year 1 – Tuesday 19th February , 9.30am-12.30pm
Phonics from Year 1 to Lower Key Stage 2 – Tuesday 19th February, 1.30pm-4.30pm

See attached the course flyer for more details on the sessions.
TimingsTuesday 26 March 20199.30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-4.30pm or Full dayShakespeare Primary School £90 partner / £100 non-partner or £45 per session / non-partner £50 per session
BookingClick here to book your place
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.
TimingsWednesday 01 May 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
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.
TimingsThursday 06 June 20199.30am - 11amHovingham Primary School, Hovingham Ave, Leeds, LS8 3QY
BookingClick here to book your place