Twilight sessions for EYFS practitioners and leads
Date(s) - 11 Nov 19 - 11 May 20
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Cheshire View Hotel
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Course description: This course comprises three twilight sessions with a focus on developing outstanding literacy teaching in EYFS. It will provide teachers with ideas to support the development of early reading and writing through engaging texts.
Twilight session one will investigate vocabulary development and strategies to ensure effective teaching of vocabulary. Teachers will be supported to consider pupils’ vocabulary on entry to Reception and howto effectively close the gap. Practical activities will be shared to take back to each setting.
Twilight session two will involve feedback from session one activities and focus on the development of boys in the Early Years with a focus on writing. An engaging unit of work will be shared, for teachers to take back and use, to encourage reluctant writers.
Twilight session three will begin by sharing outcomes from the previous unit of work with the opportunity to moderate with colleagues. There will also be a focus on challenging exceeding writers and another unit of work will be shared which includes opportunities to extend pupils’ writing.
Audience: EYFS leads and teachers
Dates: Monday 11th November 2019 • Monday 2nd March 2020 • Monday 11th May 2020
Cost: £180+VAT per delegate for all 3 sessions