VNET EDUCATION CIC

Securing Success in KS2 Writing Project

DfE approved and TSH-accredited CPD

What problem will this project address?

This project is designed to address the aspects of writing that hold back pupil’s understanding and progress in writing.

Please note: if schools sign up for this project after 9th October, they will not be guided to a project pathway; however, they can access the asynchronous content and they can attend the synchronous sessions.

Project Structure

The project consists of three different pathways:

  1. Transcription 

  2. Sentence construction

  3. Modelling writing 

This project will: 

  • Assist teachers in identifying the factors which cause pupils to fall behind in their writing 
  • Share the latest research and best practice for teaching writing 
  • Provide strategies to support pupils in making rapid progress

Target pupils for this project 

  • This project is aimed at pupils assessed as working towards age expectations at the end of July 2023
  • Pupils previously on track but who have fallen behind.

Introduction

Identifying your project pathway

  • Participants will be guided towards a specific pathway based on the baseline writing task that their pupils have completed
  • Participants will understand how they can access the materials and sessions
  • Participants will understand the expectations of them as participants.
  • Participants will choose up to three case study pupils.

Session 1 – twilight

Transcription pathway – session 1

  • Handwriting/spelling
  • Workshop – the strategies in practice
  • Action plan for the implementation of the strategies.

Session 2 – twilight

Transcription pathway – session 2

  • Handwriting/spelling
  • Coaching conversations about the implementation of the recommended strategies
  • Case study discussions.

Session 3 – twilight

Transcription pathway – session 3

  • Evaluation
  • Next steps.

Session 4 – afternoon

Sentence construction pathway – session 1

  • Workshop – the strategies in practice
  • Self assessment, your practice and your pupils’ practice against the active ingredients
  • Action plan for the implementation of the strategies.

Session 5 – twilight

Sentence construction pathway – session 2

  • Coaching conversations about the implementation of the re-set unit
  • Case study discussions.

Session 6 – afternoon

Sentence construction pathway – session 3

  • How to plan a unit of writing
  • Participants are to add active ingredients for planning a unit to the action plan
  • Participants to build a learning pathway with the project lead’s support.

Session 7 – twilight

Sentence construction pathway – session 4

  • Evaluation 
  • Next steps.

Session 8 – afternoon

Modelled writing pathway – session 1

  • Workshop – the strategies in practice
  • Self assessment, your practice and your pupils’ practice against the active ingredients
  • Action plan for the implementation of the strategies.

Session 9 – twilight

Modelled writing pathway – session 2

  • Coaching conversations about the implementation of the re-set unit
  • Case study discussions.

Session 10 – twilight

Modelled writing pathway – session 3

  • Evaluation of progress thus far and impact of modelled and shared writing on pupils’ writing.

Final Session – twilight

Project evaluation session – all pathways

  • Presentations
  • Evaluation.

Securing Success in KS2 Writing Project

PLEASE BOOK HERE FOR THE WHOLE PROJECT EVEN IF YOU ONLY WANT TO ATTEND ONE PATHWAY!

Dates

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Emma Adcock

Principal Consultant

Emma has just under twenty years of experience in the education sector, ten years of which she has spent working as an English Consultant for Norfolk Schools. She is a former head teacher, system leader and advanced skills teacher. She regularly provides additional leadership capacity for schools. This additional leadership has previously included: acting head positions, part-time assistant head roles and she has worked across schools as a teaching and learning coach to support Quality First Teaching. Emma is also an experienced trainer who regularly provides training for VNET schools on the following: curriculum design, subject leadership, Reading, Writing, Spelling and the explicit teaching of vocabulary.

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