Topic outline

  • Upcoming English Courses

    Visit our new Learning Management System (LMS) and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or LMS code provided.

  • Download the English courses catalogue issued June 2019 for upcoming primary training opportunities with HIAS

  • Take a look at the English learning opportunities available to book:

    To search for a specific course, type the course title or key word/s from title in the 'Find Learning' box.


    First 40 @ Y6 English - 12 September 2019

    LMS Code: 092745

    This course looks at how Year 6 teachers can use not only the first half term effectively, but also the preceding summer term diagnostically to ensure they make the strongest possible start to the final year of Key Stage 2.


    Accelerating the Progress of Children with SEND in Reading - 17 September 2019

    LMS Code: 09259CRS

    This course will provide delegates with secure knowledge of how children learn to read - including approaches to develop fluency and reading stamina. 


    First 40 @ Y3 English - 18 September 2019

    LMS Code: 092746

    This course will show Year 3 teachers how to use the first half-term to quickly and effectively assess children’s learning and ensure optimal progress.


    Using the Reading for Comprehension Toolkit  - 19 September 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_00006

    This course will provide the CPD required for effective implementation of the Reading for Comprehension toolkits across the primary phase.


    Talk Boost KS1 - Narrowing the Gap in Language Delay - 25 September 2019

    LMS Code: 09260CRS

    This course trains Teaching Assistants and Class Teachers in how to deliver the Talk Boost KS1 intervention programme. 


    English Bespoke District Moderation - 27 September 2019

    LMS Code: 09252

    Three twilight sessions across the Autumn and Spring terms to support schools in securing accurate teacher assessment in reading and writing, shaped to meet the needs of the participating schools.


    An English Planning Tool to Support Pupils with SEND - 01 October 2019

    LMS Code: 13063

    Delegates will focus on how to make best use of the Hampshire SEND planning tool – a document that supports teachers with teaching concept development through ideas for teaching approaches and identifying barriers to learning.


    English Subject Leader Meetings - multiple dates and venues

    Basingstoke & Deane - 07/10/2019
    East Hants - 14/10/2019
    Eastleigh - 07/10/2019
    Fareham & Gosport - 09/10/2019
    Hart & Rushmoor - 16/10/2019
    Havant - 15/10/2019
    New Forest - 08/10/2019
    Test Valley - 07/10/2019
    Winchester - 10/10/2019

    These meetings keep subject leaders up-to-date with national and local updates alongside enhanced thinking around teaching and learning skills and their place within English.


    Teaching Phonics through Letters and Sounds - EYFS and KS1 - 08 October 2019

    LMS Code: 09245CRS

    This course will focus on the teaching of Letters and Sounds from phase 1 through to phase 6 for Year R and Key Stage 1 children.


    Meeting the Challenge of Mixed Age Planning in English - 10 October 2019

    LMS Code: 09245CRS

    This course is a small-scale action research project for schools, which explores teaching for mastery in mixed-age classes and focusing on meeting the needs of all learners.


    Accelerating the Progress of Children with SEND in Writing - 16 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09266CRS

    On this course, delegates will explore the areas of difficulty that some children may have during the writing process and practical strategies to address these.


    Addressing the Gender Gap in Primary English - 17 October 2019

    LMS Code: 09243

    Addressing the issue of boys’ (under)achievement in primary English, this one-day course explores practical strategies and approaches to maximise progress and attainment for all pupils.


    GCSE English Literature: Aiming for Grades 7-9 - 21 October 2019

    LMS Code: 09263

    This two-session course will support teachers to develop their subject and pedagogical knowledge of English Literature at GCSE and effective teaching approaches to stretch and challenge pupils.


    English Bespoke District Moderation - 22 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09252CRS

    Three twilight sessions across the Autumn and Spring terms to support schools in securing accurate teacher assessment in reading and writing, shaped to meet the needs of the participating schools.


    Meeting the Needs of Children with Specific Learning Difficulties in Spelling - 24 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_00005CRS

    Over three half day sessions, delegates will be able to assess a child’s spelling, identify the barriers to their learning of spelling and develop a bespoke teaching plan to meet the needs of the child.


    Havant Greater Depth: Understanding Curriculum Design for Greater Depth - 25 October 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_90156CRS

    This project will bring colleagues across the primary age ranges together to discuss learning at greater depth, explore our understanding of effective curriculum design and provide training on how task design can facilitate learning at a deeper level.


    Hampshire Spelling Project - 05 November 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09262CRS

    This project will bring together schools from across the county where an increase in spelling scores would directly impact both SPaG and writing outcomes.


    'Get It Write' (English) - various dates

    KS1: 07 November 2019 (ENGL_09231CRS)
    KS2: 11 November 2019 (ENGL_09233CRS)

    This course will teach delegates how to successfully navigate the writing journey through the phases.


    English Primary Conference 2019 - multiple dates and venues

    East Hants / Fareham & Gosport / Havant: 11 November 2019 (ENGL_00020CON)
    Test Valley / Basingstoke & Deane / Hart & Rushmoor: 12 November 2019 (ENGL_00019CON)
    Winchester & Eastleigh / New Forest: 13 November 2019 (ENGL_00021CON)

    This course will focus on practical ideas and examples to facilitate this, as well as strengthening standards of oral and written communication in foundation subjects.


    GCSE English Language: Effective Approaches to Teaching - 18 November 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09264CRS

    This two-session course will support teachers to develop their subject and pedagogical knowledge of English Language at GCSE and effective teaching approaches that both engage pupils and improve outcomes.


    English at Greater Depth: Making Links Across the Curriculum - 26 November 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09226CRS

    This course will focus on practical ideas and examples to facilitate this, as well as strengthening standards of oral and written communication in foundation subjects.


    English Bespoke District Moderation - 26 November 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_09252CRS 

    Three twilight sessions across the Autumn and Spring terms to support schools in securing accurate teacher assessment in reading and writing, shaped to meet the needs of the participating schools.


    Whole School Literacy Leadership in Secondary Schools - 03 December 2019

    LMS Code: ENGL_00007CRS

    This two-session course will support leaders of literacy to evaluate the current position of literacy in their schools.