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Literacy Across the Secondary Curriculum

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For all secondary subject teachers, for English teachers and/or senior leaders with a lead on literacy or a line management responsibility for literacy within the schools. The ticket price is per school, and you are encouraged to involve as many staff as have the time for each session.

This programme includes three sessions:

 Session 1:  The Importance of Literacy in Secondary Schools

Wednesday 23rd March

Led by Eimear Mullane and Xander Odeneal from Salesian School, this session covers:

  • Why is it important that every teacher is a literacy teacher?
  • Understanding the importance of literacy and the role it plays across the curriculum
  • Explore research into practical strategies for improving literacy, including the seven recommendations of the EEF ‘Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools’
  • Focus on disciplinary literacy

 

Session 2: Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools by Empowering Colleagues with a Responsibility for Literacy to Make Effective Changes within their Context

Wednesday 4th May

Led by Rebecca Hazel and Elliot Cole from Epsom and Ewell High School, this session explores:

  • The primary curriculum perspective and transition to KS3
  • The importance of literacy in secondary schools across the curriculum
  • Exploring the gaps within the literacy provision, focussing on vocabulary and reading

 

Session 3:  Developing a Secure Literacy Strategy

Wednesday 6th July

Led by Eimear Mullane and Xander Odeneal from Salesian School, this session covers:

  • How to develop a literacy strategy
  • Effective reading and writing strategies

 

Intended impact on practice:

  • Provide opportunity to explore a range of practical strategies based on up-to-date educational research,
  • Explore gaps within the literacy provision within the context and how to develop a literacy strategy within their school,
  • Reflection of impact strategy in school and next steps
  • Understanding of the English hub and the benefits of engaging,

 

Intended impact on pupil outcomes:

  • Improve literacy in secondary schools by empowering colleagues with a responsibility for literacy to make effective changes within their context

 

Intended outcomes for disadvantaged pupils:

  • A focus on literacy and subject specific vocabulary in secondary schools will ensure all, including those with fewer opportunities to gain a varied vocabulary can access the curriculum more effectively.

 

Price:
SAfE Subscriber: £150
Non-subscriber: £187.50

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*This event is open to Surrey LA only*

Delivered by:

£187.50 Excl. VAT

Event Details

Day 1: 23 March 2022
Start time: 16:00
End time: 17:00

Day 2: 4 May 2022
Start time: 16:00
End time: 17:00

Day 3: 6 July 2022
Start time: 16:00
End time: 17:00

Start time: 16:00 BST

End time: 17:00 BST

Venue: Zoom

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