Get a deeper understanding of how writing skills develop and their relationship with reading and language development. Gain strategies for building strong foundations and supporting learners who are struggling with writing in Key Stage 1. Ideal for all Key Stage 1 teachers, teaching assistants and Primary literacy leads.
Designed and delivered by our expert consultant teachers, this sessions is ideal for teachers, SENCos and higher-level teaching assistants who work directly with learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND. We would also recommend it for senior leaders looking to implement inclusive practise across their workforce.
- Early writing requirements: understanding the different skills needed for developing writing in Key Stage 1.
- Barriers to writing: identifying the challenges faced by learners with literacy difficulties, dyslexia and/or SEND.
- Strategies, frameworks and tools: discussing and reviewing a range of strategies for supporting learners who struggle with writing.
Participants will leave with:
- A broader understanding the connection between early writing, reading and vocabulary;
- Increased understanding of how writing skills are developed;
- Knowledge of the barriers to writing faced by learners with literacy difficulties and/or SEND and how to recognise and target them;
- A bank of strategies and tools for supporting writing in Key Stage 1, and for making lessons more inclusive and accessible for a diverse group of learners.