Developing the Teaching of Spelling

  • 5th Jun 2024
  • Online
  • Literacy
  • Spaces
  • Primary
  • Subject Leadership, Teaching & Learning
  • Free For Partner Schools
  • Non-members From £80.00+VAT


To enhance delegates’ understanding of the role of phonology, morphology and etymology in the teaching of spelling;

To explore an investigative approach to the teaching of spelling rules and conventions.

This course is in 2 parts; a two hour course on the 12.1.22 and a 1 hour twilight on the 8.2.22

About The Course


This course will enable delegates to enhance their understanding of phonology, morphology and etymology as key factors in the effective teaching of spelling across KS1 and KS2. It will also enable teachers to understand how enabling pupils to know and understand the importance of word families can enhance spelling.

The course will also enable teachers to explore the potential for an interactive and investigative approach to the teaching of some of the complex spelling rules/conventions in English.

About the Programme Leader

PLT Associates, Andy Hawes

Andy has worked in primary education in Peterborough for 30 years. He has a proven track record of excellent teaching and phase/subject leadership. As a learning & teaching adviser with Peterborough City Council, he provided high quality advisory support to teachers and middle leaders in a wide range of schools. Andy’s specialisms are English teaching, AfL and middle leadership development. Much of Andy's current work involves team teaching in various schools across Peterborough from Y1-Y6.

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Time / Venue
Non-member / Partner School Price
5th Jun 2024
04:00pm - 05:30pm
£80.00+VAT / Free