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Improving the Leadership and Management of Phonics
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Live online training, #, #, #
Course Facilitators
Jennie Perry / Merryn Polley
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Target Audience
Academy/Independent/Free school / Local Authority / Maintained School
target audience
Academy / Academy/Independent/Free school / Free School / Independent School / Local Authority / Maintained School
Course aim
To develop the leadership and management of the teaching and learning of phonics in order to raise standards in phonics at the end of year one

Target group - This course is aimed at leaders and managers of phonics. In different schools this may be the Literacy Co-ordinator, the EYFS Co - Ordinator or the KS1 Co-Ordinator, but it should be the person who holds the responsibility for the teaching and learning of phonics across the EYFS and Key Stage 1.

Cost: Out of County £70 Schools £35

Please see the attached cancellation policy
Pre-course Information
This course aims to improve the quality of the leadership and management of phonics in order to improve outcomes. It focuses on accountability, monitoring, planning, assessment and tracking. It also addresses the challenges of narrowing the gap and removing barriers to learning for vulnerable learners.

This course will be held using Microsoft Teams. Joining instructions will be sent nearer the course date.

By the end of the training participants will have:

  • Audited and reflected on current provision for phonics in their school

  • Identified guiding principles for strong leadership of phonics teaching and learning

  • Analysed what good phonics teaching looks like

  • Considered how to support teachers to improve teaching and learning

  • Reviewed how formative and summative assessment is used effectively to analyse barriers to learning

  • Considered how to better engage parents in early reading

Start Date
Thursday 19 November 2020
End Date
Thursday 10 December 2020
Closing Date
Monday 16 November 2020
15:30 - 17:00
Other cost
Schools cost
Settings cost
Childminder cost
Out of County cost
EY offer no longer valid cost
Early Years cross channel charging band cost
Maintained Schools, Academies and Free Schools cost
Independent and Out of County Schools cost
Schools cross channel charging band cost
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