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Webinar: Whole Class Reading - Access for All

  • Webcasts
  • 18 Mar 2021
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This webinar will explore the inclusive teaching of English, with a particular focus on vocabulary building, oracy and reading comprehension strategies for all. The webinar will introduce participants to principles and practical strategies that can be used by teachers to ensure that English lessons reading outcomes for all learners.

The webinar will be led by Julie Sargent, independent English Consultant with Innovate Education, who has a proven history of supporting schools to develop rich and exciting English curricula for all pupils. Julie will explore principles of selecting appropriate and enjoyable texts, strategies for supporting comprehension and practical ideas for nurturing a love of reading in all your pupils. 

Claire Martin an English Lead and Primary Head of School and Colette Lloyd, Speech and Language Therapist will share a case study of how their MAT has applied these principles, the challenges involved and the impact they have had.  The case study explores how partnership work between the school and Speech and Language Therapist has further enriched the English curriculum by ensuring that evidence-based, research-informed strategies and interventions are built into the universal offer for all children, in addition to informing targeted and specialist provision for children with SEN.

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Julie Sargent

Julie is an established English consultant with an extensive knowledge of the curriculum, assessment and effective learning and teaching approaches. Prior to this role, her experience of teaching in primary schools in both Oxfordshire and Devon included key roles in piloting and developing many aspects of English across FS, KS1 and KS2. Currently, she delivers CPD and school support on behalf of Oxfordshire Teaching School Alliance Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust, Oxfordshire EYFS and many partnerships and Mats. She has been awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Professional Development by the London Institute of Education and is an accredited Edge Hill Every Child Counts trainer for 1stClass@Writing. She has designed and delivered many professional development programmes and training materials to support schools in English, including interactive remote CPD. Her passion and enthusiasm for engaging children in the curriculum is seen through her creative approaches, which inspire both teachers and learners. As a firm believer in working alongside schools, Julie is keen to ensure that support provided is bespoke to individual school needs.

Claire Martin

Claire Martin is English Lead and Head of School at Longford Park School in Banbury, Oxfordshire. Longford Park is part of GLF Multi-Academy Trust of schools.

Colette Lloyd

Colette Lloyd is a Speech and Language Therapist based in Oxfordshire.

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