'Switch on' - Reading & Writing Intervention - 2 day course - Primary & Secondary

Securing reading success and faster gains.

Date Venue Places Price
Mon 14 Feb 2022 8.30am - 4.00pm
Mon 07 Mar 2022 8.30am - 4.00pm
Barlow Hall Primary School

Barlow Hall Primary School

Address
Darley Avenue, Chorlton, Manchester, Greater Manchester M21 7JG

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8 places available £380.00
Wed 18 May 2022 8.30am - 4.00pm
Wed 15 Jun 2022 8.30am - 4.00pm
Barlow Hall Primary School

Barlow Hall Primary School

Address
Darley Avenue, Chorlton, Manchester, Greater Manchester M21 7JG

View Google map
12 places available £380.00
 

Overview

Switch On Reading and Writing: 


https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects-and-evaluation/projects/switch-on-reading/


Switch-on is an effective, evidenced-based literacy intervention based on rigorous, ongoing academic research, that has a positive effect on children's life chances by enabling struggling readers and writers to achieve accelerated progress.

Books can be purchased separately from Gemma Books in Nottingham - details will be given on the course.

This is a two day course: one day designated for reading, one day for writing.  Refreshments and lunch are included as well as the file - worth £45 to support the course.

NB:  It is possible to do Switch-on Reading only (£190).  However, it is necessary to do Switch-on Reading to fully access Switch-on writing.

If 2 staff members attend a discount of £100 will be applied.  Contact us for further discount details if more than 2 staff members wish to attend

 

What you will learn

Switch-on is:

  • a text-based approach

  • led by trained teaching & support assistants

  • a 20 minute, daily intervention

  • a 1-1, personalised approach

  • based on principles that encourage active, independent problem-solving

  • made up of alternate reading and writing sessions

  • based on detailed observation with strategy-based feedback.

 

Who is it for?

Effective for children and young people in Key Stage 1, 2, 3, 4 and Special Schools

Through academic knowledge and current research we ensure that Switch-on is a cost effective, high impact intervention. For further information on research please see the links below:

www.interventionsforliteracy.org.uk/home/interventions/list-view/switch-on-reading/ 

www.educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/projects/switch-on-reading/ 

www.educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/toolkit-a-z/teaching-assistants/ 

 

About your course leader

Fiona Botterill

Fiona Botterill is a Teacher Leader for Reading Recovery and is also a Professional Development Lead from Primary to KS3. Her specialism is in designing bespoke school improvement packages for all aspects of literacy. Fiona is an accredited trainer in a range of interventions including training new Reading Recovery teachers and provide continuing professional development programmes for existing Reading Recovery teachers so that they can maintain their licence for Reading Recovery.

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