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New HfL and HCC Funded Covid 19 Return to School Primary English Resources in school only

The HfL primary English advisers have produced a FREE and comprehensive suite of ‘return to school’ resources that can be used by teachers/teaching assistants to engage their groups in exciting and purposeful book-based learning activities from Monday 1st June and over the summer term.

The resources are in the form of easy-to-deliver PowerPoints. We know that many teachers/teaching assistants will be working with new children in new year groups, so the plans are intended to support those who may be unsure about which texts and activities to select for their new pupils. The advisers have created the plans with the intention that they can be shared with pupils who are working in the school environment, as well as those who remain learning from home.

The development of this free suite of resources has been jointly funded by HfL and HCC and is only available to Hertfordshire schools.

The plans are book-based, and cover aspects of phonics, spelling, reading, responding and writing. The advisers have been mindful to select books that are either very well known, or are often already accessible in school, or can be accessed via the internet.

The plans are book-based, and cover aspects of phonics, spelling, reading, responding and writing. The advisers have been mindful to select books that are either very well known, or are often already accessible in school, or can be accessed via the internet.

The intention is that teachers/teaching assistants select the pace at which to work through the PowerPoints: it may be that the teacher/teaching assistant chooses to cover an activity from the PowerPoint each day; or they may choose to engage in a few of the activities in quick succession, depending on the motivation and engagement of the children.

The full suite of resources will be available to download until Friday 17th July 2020.

 

Primary English Programme of Support for Professional Development in Teaching Reading for Schools for 2019/20

Plan your school’s reading professional development through the year to maximise the impact on learning by downloading our new 2019/20 Primary English programme of support for Professional Development in Teaching Reading for schools flyer to see the range CPD training courses, programmes and research projects specifically focused on reading, phonics and early reading across the year, including the new KS1 Reading Fluency Project.

 

Primary English Newsletter - May 2017

Herts for Learning Primary English Teaching and Learning Advisers have put together a newsletter with useful articles and guidance which is available to download at: