CLPE Inspiring Writing in Years 5 and 6

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Sacrewell Farm
  • Literacy
  • Full
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning, Curriculum
  • Lunch Included
  • Refreshments Included
  • Free

This one day Inspiring Writing course focuses on Years 5 and 6 and the crucial knowledge and skills children need to develop for writing at this point in their learning. In line with the requirements of the National Curriculum, this course will support teachers to boost their children’s developed skillsets to inspire confident pieces of work that the children will enjoy creating.

About The Course

Who should attend?

Teachers of Year 5 or Year 6, KS2 Teachers or Leaders and English Subject Leaders

What you will learn:

This course has been specially tailored to the needs of Years 5 and 6 learners by our expert teaching team, and covers the following key areas:

How to choose and use texts to enrich vocabulary and inspire opportunities for writing. How to increase children’s independence as writers. Help children to understand how to use language and grammar for effect on a reader and be able to make meaningful choices around purpose, audience and form. How to increase choice, voice and motivation as writers among your children. Ideas for tasks that allow children to apply their knowledge of writing and appropriate register across a range of genres, based on a quality text.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will strengthen their knowledge of how to support children to be mature and independent writers. Teachers will leave this course feeling confident to build children’s skills throughout Year 5 and 6 so they are able to write confidently and creatively, helping them develop the skills needed for the transition to secondary school and to write at greater depth.

About the Programme Leader

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is a UK based children's literacy charity working with primary schools. Our work raises the achievement of children's reading and writing by helping schools to teach literacy creatively and effectively, putting quality children’s books at the heart of all learning. We offer courses at our literacy library in central London and also deliver training in various regional locations.

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