The Literacy Company Afternoon Tea Briefing – The Road to Reading

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Date(s) - 01 Apr 20
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Cheshire View Hotel


‘The Literacy Company provided highly valuable, up-to-date and relevant information at their Afternoon Tea briefing.’
Headteacher – Sandiway Primary

Course description: This course will provide school leaders with up-to-date information required to effectively lead the teaching of reading in school. There will be an opportunity to audit reading in your school to support ‘deep dive’ Ofsted preparation.
A wide variety of engaging texts to support the teaching of reading and vocabulary development will be explored through the use of our brand new Pathways to Read resource.
Outcomes – School leaders will:
• consider early reading and phonics development in light of the Ofsted Framework 2019
• investigate reading audits in preparation for a ‘deep dive’
• explore effective vocabulary development across the curriculum
• be guided to ensure the school curriculum is planned and sequenced so that new knowledge and skills build on what has been taught before
• Receive an introduction to our brand new and exciting Pathways to Read resources and texts

Date: Wednesday 1st April 2020 from 2.00pm-4:00pm
Arrive at 1:30pm for afternoon tea
Audience: Head teachers, English subject leaders and school curriculum leaders
Venue: Cheshire View Hotel, Plough Lane, Christleton, Chester, CH3 7PT
Course Cost: £30+vat per delegate, £50 +vat for 2 delegates

‘Due to the enthusiasm and expertise of The Literacy Company, all classroom based staff have been empowered to further improve the teaching of reading within the school. In addition to this, senior leaders are confident to use the deep dive approach within reading and other curriculum subjects to enhance and enrich the learning of all children.’

Headteacher – Sankey Valley St James’ CE Primary School

‘A fab informative session with practical ideas. We are about to re-design our curriculum, so this has been perfect. Excited now to begin with a clear vision of where we want to go.’

English Subject Leader – Kingsley CPS


£30 +vat per delegate, £50 +vat for 2 delegates