NORTH WALES (RUTHIN) - Say it, Read it, Write it - FP Literacy


Target GroupY1/Y2 Teachers, TAs


23 October 2018
Price: £ 216.00
Venue: Ruthin Castle Hotel, Castle Street, Ruthin, LL152NU
Time: 9.00am for a 9.30 start
Cost of course is £180 plus VAT


Achieving competence in Literacy

Course Objectives:

·       establish successful, effective routines to raise standards in pupil’s oracy, reading and writing skills

·       provide and promote systems for individual, group and whole class shared reading

·       successfully manage the balance between learning through play while maintaining high standards in basic skills

·       provide regular opportunities for children to develop and practice their literacy skills independently 

·       develop a consistent approach to spelling

·       ensure that the promotion of pupil’s oracy skills is embedded in everyday teaching

·       plan, organise and assess pupil’s literacy skills effectively ensuring that pupil’s individual needs are met

·       ensure that pupils with additional learning needs are supported through early identification and intervention

·       map and link the Literacy Framework with existing contexts.

Course Provider: Cath Delve

Cath Delve has 26 years of teaching experience in three very different primary schools. She has been a senior leader in all three schools, a deputy head teacher in two and an acting head teacher in one. She has provided training and presented to many audiences on a wide range of topics all over Wales. She has been writing and presenting courses for the last 10 years on subjects such as: outdoor learning, pupil voice and well-being, raising the attainment of boys, progression in continuous provision, planning and the curriculum, being an effective Foundation Phase leader, literacy, numeracy, creativity, assessment, raising standards through display, transition, developing the role of the teaching assistant and the exemplary delivery of the Foundation Phase. She is very interested in and has completed a lot of work on, children’s well-being and engagement and how they have an impact on standards and life-long learning.

Some of her initiatives such as ‘Freaky Friday’ and ‘Messy Monday’ have been implemented and used by schools all over Wales and into England.

In addition to working for Collective Learning as a course provider she is also an independent consultant working alongside schools all over Wales providing help, support and guidance on the successful delivery of the Foundation Phase.