Get a deeper understanding of how learners build and develop their writing in Key Stage 2, and of the relationship between writing, reading and language development. Gain strategies for supporting learners who are struggling with writing. Ideal for all Key Stage 2 classroom teachers 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.
- Understanding the different skills needed for developing writing in Key Stage 2.
- 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 greater understanding of the relationship between writing and reading, and their importance for lifelong literacy skills;
- Increased understanding of what skills are required for writing in Key Stage 2, and how these 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 development and for making lessons more inclusive and accessible for a diverse group of learners.