Becoming An Outstanding Primary School English Leader

Central London: Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Trainer: Abigail Steel
Price: £199 +VAT

Why Join?

Are you an English, Reading or Phonics subject leader in your school? Are you looking to hone and develop your management skills? Join English consultant Abigail Steele on this one-day course and discover how you can excel in your role and lead your subject with maximum impact.

  • Better understand your role and responsibilities, making optimum use of the course time to audit provision and create an action plan whilst you learn​.
  • Improve your people management skills to ensure positivity and productivity from your colleagues.
  • Leave the day feeling fully equipped, motivated and ready to be an outstanding leader.​

Workshop fee: £199 + VAT 

Bring a colleague for £50 + VAT! Register for two or more places and pay £50 + VAT for the extra places.





10.00am  Registration and Coffee

10.15am Auditing Provision

  • The role and responsibilities of an English subject leader
  • Developing and managing subject provision across the school   
  • Practical activities to conduct an audit of school needs 

11.15am Morning coffee 

11.30am Creating an action plan

  •  Where to start and how to prioritise
  •  Policies, schemes of work, systems and strategies  
  •  Practical activities to progress your action plan

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm People management skills

  • Friendship boundaries and how to handle difficult conversations
  • Successful mentoring and development of others
  • Practical activities to develop strategies for people management  

2.30pm Afternoon Tea

2.45pm Your subject leader toolkit  

  • Subject knowledge leadership quiz
  • Assessment and tracking that make sense and is useful
  • Self-study review module: are you Ofsted ready? 

3.45 pm Review and reflect

4:00pm Course ends 

abigail steelAbigail Steel

Abigail has been a qualified Primary teacher since 2003 and an independent education consultant and author since 2011. She has written literacy programmes such as Treasure House and Letterland Spelling Stations and is the series editor of Rising Stars’ Rocket Phonics.

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