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    Sign up to Building Vocabulary in Primary English 22-23 (Webinar) – 24 January, 7 February 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    Even before the pandemic many pupils risked underperformance due to a word gap. Now there is an even greater impetus to secure pupils’ vocabulary knowledge.

    ‘Building Vocabulary in Primary English’ will focus on practical approaches to increase the depth and breadth of pupils’ vocabulary, crucial to success in English and beyond.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Vocabulary English

    Price: Sub £115 / SLA £75 / Full £138 

    Come join us at Principles and Practice of High-Quality Phonics in EYFS and KS1 2022-23 (Webinar) – 25 January 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course will support practitioners in developing subject knowledge and practice in phonics teaching to effectively support pupils’ development as early readers and spellers from Reception to Year 2.

    The delegate will have:

    • Explored practical approaches for teaching phonics
    • Support and advice in successfully implementing the schools chosen phonics programme
    • Developed a clear understanding of strategies to support phonics into spelling
    • Gained knowledge of phonics to support pupils’ early reading and spelling
    • Engaged in opportunities to reflect on their own teaching of phonics and to plan their next steps
    • Developed understanding of progression in phonics.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Phonics KS1

    Price: Sub £150 / SLA £115 / Full £180

    Book now - Preparing for the Phonic Screening Check – Year 1 (Webinar) – 4 January and 16 March 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This two-session course is designed to support Year 1 class teachers in analysing phonic assessment data to fine-tune provision. Key barriers to learning will be explored and strategies to close gaps in subject knowledge and develop fluency in blending shared.

    Delegates will:

    • Conduct effective gap analysis using phonic screening check data
    • Adjust teaching and provision based on assessment and needs analysis
    • Develop teaching approaches that accelerate progress in phonics

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Phonic Check 1

    Price: Sub £140 / SLA £100 / Full £168

    Upcoming English Courses

    by Hannah Richardson -

    A reminder that all of our English courses can be found here:

    Course: Upcoming English Courses

    You will also find flyers with further information and the keyword search to use when searching and making a booking on the Learning Zone.

    (Edited by Jenny Wei - original submission Thursday, 10 November 2022, 12:06 PM)

    Securing Standards in Writing in Year 5 (Webinar) – 12 January, 23 February and 30 March 2023

    by Hannah Richardson -

    This course will focus on the teaching of writing. It will build teachers’ knowledge of the standards and expectations of the Year 5 writing curriculum.

    The training will support teachers in creating a pathway for developing writing skills. Focusing on securing the basics, gaining confidence in writing and growing writers.

    Courses on Securing Standards in Year 3 and Year 4 are also available.

    Search and book on the Learning Zone using keyword search: Securing Year 5

    Price: Sub £245 /SLA £200 / Full £294


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