This programme will focus on what ‘working at great depth’ in Year 6 could look like for writing in the classroom. Using statements from the NEW Teacher Assessment Framework in conjunction with the published writing exemplars, participants will explore each statement in turn and will be provided with detailed guidance on the sorts of evidence that would support a judgement at this standard.
- Gain confidence assessing whether writing meets the ‘Greater Depth’ standard
- Discuss examples of work and explore what makes good writing evidence
- Consider how to use secure the learning required (in the time left) and help pupils demonstrate it in their workExplore writing opportunities and texts that are well-placed to provide good evidence
Session 1 – Monday 4th December 2017 9:00-16:00
A full day to explore writing content domains and associated subject knowledge and pedagogy for securing the best possible outcomes against the new KS2 Assessment Framework. High quality texts, dialogue, instruction and deliberate practice will be core features of the approaches to be shared.
Session 2 – Monday 19th March 2018 13:00-16:00
A half day to share outcomes from the learning embedded during session one and review progress towards statutory expectations in the KS2 2017-2018 Assessment Framework. Work samples and the associated discussion will be used to formulate plans for the next interval. There will an opportunity for the group and individuals to seek advice on targets, next steps, text types and units that best match pupil needs.
Session 3 – Monday 4th June 2018 13:00-16:00
The final half day is final get together to consolidate and reflect on the strategies employed and outcomes achieved since the course began. It will also be an opportunity to peer review the collated work samples.
About the Facilitator, Martin Galway:
Martin is an experienced teacher, leading teacher and English subject leader, Martin draws upon over a decade of experience as a trainer and coach. He has a proven track record in supporting teachers and subject leaders in developing their practice within their schools.
Venue: The Spinney Primary School, Cambridge, CB1 9PB
Facilitator: Martin Galway