Improving the early reading outcomes for children working below Age Related Expectation in Y2-4

Central London: Tuesday, 3 March 2020
Trainer: Julie Sargent
Price: £199 +VAT

Why Join?

  • Identify the key reasons children below Age Related Expectation (ARE) face barriers in learning to read
  • Develop a range of strategies to support and implement targeted learning for all​
  • Explore ways to close the vocabulary gap and focus on how to develop comprehension

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 Developing readers 

  • Expectations and progression from KS1 to KS2
  • Identifying the barriers for children below Age Related Expectation (ARE)
  • Motivating readers
  • Using assessment effectively

11:15am Morning coffee

11:30am Closing the vocabulary gap

  • Implicit and explicit approaches to the teaching of vocabulary
  • Strategies to support vocabulary development  

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Reading for meaning

  • Developing comprehension
  • Scaffolding techniques to support

2:30pm Afternoon coffee

2:45pm Word reading

  • Phonics to support decoding
  • Developing word reading beyond phonics
  • Fluency and stamina

3:45pm Review and reflect

4:00pm Course ends

About the speaker

Julie Sargent

Julie is an established English consultant with an extensive knowledge of the curriculum, assessment and effective learning and teaching approaches. She has been awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Professional Development by the London Institute of Education and is an accredited Edge Hill Every Child Counts trainer for 1stClass@Writing.

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