NORTH WALES (RUTHIN) Writing in the FP


Target Group SMT, Maths Co-ordinators, Teachers


24 October 2018
Price: £ 216.00
Venue: Ruthin Castle Hotel Castle Street LL15 2NU
Time: 9 am coffee and registration for 9:30 start
Cost of course £180 plus VAT

 This course will provide you with many excellent practical ideas to help you raise standards in writing. It will explain how a consistent approach that develops through clear stages, raises standards.

Course Objectives:

  • developing writing throughout the FP - early mark making/emergent writing
  • extensive list of suggested activities
  • top tips and hints on raising standards in writing
  • clear messages on ‘the importance of talk’
  • information on how oracy, reading and writing correlate together to raise standards in writing
  • an exemplar emergent writing policy

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.