Active Literacy - Swindon - 27/02/2018

Course OverviewA one day practical course that uses the context of PE and sport alongside practical learning approaches to support the teaching of English across the school. Based on research and trials in primary schools across the country, this course uses existing resources alongside the National Curriculum Programmes of Study. Uses the context of PE and sport alongside practical learning to support the teaching of Literacy across the school. Based on research and trials in primary schools across the country, this course uses existing resources alongside the National Curriculum.Challenges address through Active Literacy1. Supporting progress and attainment across the whole school2. Raising aspirations, narrowing the gap and enabling social mobilityRecommended Audience Teachers who would like to explore an active and multi-sensory approach to teaching English. This would also be ideal for Literacy Coordinators.Course Description Active Literacy uses PE and sport with practical learning approaches to support the teaching of English across the school. Based on research and trials in primary schools across the country, this course uses existing resources alongside the National Curriculum Programmes of Study. It has been written by teachers for teachers, so it gets to the heart of the challenges and offers evidence based solutions. The format provides numerous opportunities to share and develop ideas in collaboration with other teachers. There is the potential to adapt the content to meet the needs of the Scottish Curriculum.Delegates will receive 12 active lesson ideas incorporating activity and English linked to reading, writing, speaking and listening. Delegates will also receive a course booklet with activity ideas linked to the National Curriculum. Included are 10 ideas for teaching using the context of PE and sport as an inspiration or pure practical activities. In addition, delegates will receive our Active Literacy book ‘Unstoppable’ to integrate into their Active Literacy planning. 

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