Courses, Events and Webinars

In the absence of face-to-face Open Events, we will be offering virtual events, which will include:

  • Information focusing on early language and vocabulary development; effective synthetic phonics provision; and creating a rich reading culture across school;
  • Opportunities to view videos of the delivery of phonics and vocabulary support at Westgarth;
  • An opportunity to discuss effective practice in the teaching of phonics and early reading;
  • Support to begin auditing and evaluating your own provision in order to develop an action plan;
  • Details of how to apply for Hub funding to develop your school’s effective teaching of phonics and early reading (up to £3,000 match funded of £6,000 unmatched, subject to specific criteria).

Free Remote Online Open Event

Role of Decodable Readers (In conjunction with St Michael’s English Hub)

About This Event

This webinar session will share key messages around the organisation of decodable books and the given sequence in your chosen SSP programme. Participants will explore the skills and the knowledge children need to read and ways of embedding and applying them.

Audience: primary school headteachers and curriculum leaders

  • Time and Date: 4:00pm-5:00pm Monday 22nd June 2021
  • Hosting Platform: Zoom or Microsoft Teams
  • Book your Place: Via Eventbrite (Maximum 2 Places per school)