Same Learning, Different Teaching: Teaching Children with SEN or EAL to Read and Write with Ease

Central London: Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Trainer: Abigail Steel
Price: £199 +VAT


Why Join?

How can teaching children with a range of needs be easier for all involved? During this one-day course, English consultant Abigail Steel will explain how we can teach early reading and writing more successfully for children with SEN or EAL.

  • Upskill your subject knowledge to better understand the technical and psychological processes behind learning to read and becoming a reader and writer​.
  • Take away a comprehensive toolkit full of practical resources for auditing, planning, teaching and tracking literacy knowledge and skills provision for SEN and EAL pupils.​
  • Discover practical strategies to support readers progressing at a level working below age related expectations, including beginner and non-readers at any age.​

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 Same Learning, Different Teaching

  • Here is the magic formula!
  • What is it we want to teach?   
  • Assessing needs and barriers 

11.15am Morning coffee 

11.30am The role of the pupil

  •  What is it we want children to be able to do?
  •  Putting together the progression path  
  •  Practical activities to make learning more accessible

12.30pm Lunch

1.30pm The role of the teacher

  • What is it we want teachers to be able to do?
  •  Knowledge and skills development
  •  Involving parents and carers  

2.30pm Afternoon Tea

2.45pm Your Literacy Knowledge and Skills Toolkit 

  • Subject knowledge quiz
  •  Pupil profiling and tracking
  •  Your teaching provision audit and action planner 

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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