Tag: Literacy

Training: Improving Literacy in Primary Schools

10:00 on 7 February 2019–15:00 on 13 June 2019

This year Bradford Research School will again deliver its ‘Improving Literacy in Primary Schools’ programme – a 3-day course which will not only develop Literacy leaders but will have an impact on teaching and learning in Bradford schools. Bradford Research School invites primary school leaders who have a responsibility for English to learn more about what the available research says are the best bets for raising standards in reading and writing, with a particular focus on Key Stage 2. […]

Author: Aidan Severs
Posted on: 28 September 2018
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9 things you didn’t know about being a fluent reader

3 March 2018

Day 1 of our Improving Literacy In Primary Schools course will focus on research-based approaches to teaching reading. There are still places available on this 3-day course which focuses on reading, writing and oracy in KS2. This blog post is a taster of some of the content that will be covered on the first day which takes place on Wednesday 28th March. […]

Author: Aidan Severs
Posted on: 3 March 2018
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Improving Literacy in Key Stage One Guidance Report

4 February 2018

The EEF guidance reports try to take what we know about various aspects of teaching and summarise the evidence in a series of recommendations. One of the first reports to be published was Improving Literacy in Key Stage One. This report will form the foundation of our first (free) Research Roadshow workshop at Copthorne Primary School on Wednesday 21st February from 4 pm. […]

Author: Mark Miller
Posted on: 4 February 2018
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50 Things to do before you’re Five

14 January 2018

Studies of communication and language approaches in the Early Years “consistently show positive benefits for young children’s learning, including their spoken language skills, their expressive vocabulary and their early reading skills. One exciting Bradford project which aims to develop children’s language skills is 50 Things to do before You’re Five. […]

Author: Mark Miller
Posted on: 14 January 2018
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Sentence Combining to Improve Writing Fluency

20 November 2017

One of the seven key recommendations of the EEF’s recently published KS2 literacy guidance is to ‘Develop pupils’ transcription and sentence construction skills through extensive practice’. We look at practical strategies to address this. […]

Author: Mark Miller
Posted on: 20 November 2017
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What The Research Says About Primary Literacy Priorities In Bradford

31 October 2017

Over the last year the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) released their Literacy guidance documents for key stages one and two. There’s a lot of information in them to take in, but which aspects of it are most pertinent to Bradford schools? Of course, each school differs, but are there any common themes for schools in the Bradford area? […]

Author: Aidan Severs
Posted on: 31 October 2017
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