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CPD opportunities from Wensum English Hub

Plus: find out about funding!

Our good friends at Wensum English Hub have an exciting programme of training and events to help your school achieve excellence in primary reading, writing, and language acquisition:

  • Teaching reading in KS2: Join Literacy Advisor, Rachel Clarke as she considers how to teach guided reading so that it is targeted to children’s needs, whilst also being manageable for teachers. Explore how to teach vocabulary as part of the reading lesson through the use of Tier 2 vocabulary.
    Download the flyer below.
  • Sensory stories - engaging SEND pupils in quality storytelling: Join Emma Spiers for a free online webinar delving into the world of sensory stories, which are instantly and inclusively brought to life for PMLD students and those with significant barriers to learning, through a fun and fascinating approach.
    Download the flyer below.
  • Early years authors: Learn how to teach the essential knowledge required to nurture brilliant writers; how to help young authors exercise their ‘writing muscles’ every day in your EFYS classroom; what to do to inspire early writers, ensuring their writing is highly valued; and why some children find writing a massive challenge.
    Download the flyer below.
  • Supporting early language development: Ensure the best start for all pupils in their language development. The Supporting Early Language Development programme is research-based and focused on ensuring the very best outcomes in early language development.
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As well as these stand-alone sessions and programmes, Wensum English Hub also offers an early reading health check: this audit assesses your school's strengths, provides next steps for development, and determines eligibility for further finding and support. Find out more by downloading the information below.

PLUS: would you like to find out more about potential funding and literacy support for your school?
Wensum English Hub is fully funded by the DfE to support schools with phonics and early reading – schools in a priority area may be eligible for up to £9,000! If you think your school would benefit from funding and bespoke support, join the Hub for a 30-minute online briefing led by the English Hub Lead (details in flyer below).

Find out more about Wensum English Hub here.