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Watford: Thursday, 17 October 2019
Presenter: Maggie McGuigan
Price: £199 +VAT
Join primary English specialist Maggie McGuigan for this interactive one-day course which will explore how you can raise English attainment across your whole school through the study of whole books.
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 The Importance of Story
11:15am Morning coffee
11:30am The Read in to Writing Planning Approach
1:30pm Creating your own Read in to Writing learning journey
2:30pm Afternoon coffee
2:45pm Evaluating your learning journey against the principles and key elements of the approach
3:45pm Review and reflect
4:00pm Course ends
Maggie McGuigan has been working in education for 28 years. She trained as a secondary English teacher, first of all teaching in Essex and then in the London Borough of Redbridge.
In 2005, Maggie began working for the school improvement team at the London Borough of Redbridge, leading on Assessment for Learning, Coaching and Literacy across the curriculum. Two years later, she became English Adviser for the local authority.
Maggie has worked as a senior leader in two secondary schools, building the capacity of the English departments and leading on pastoral care at key stage 4.
In 2015, Maggie became an independent consultant, supporting and developing the teaching of English and literacy across the curriculum in a diverse range of schools. Also, she is currently working on behalf of the Department for Education, training and quality assuring assessments at the end of key stage 2.