Teach Through a Text in Year 2 - A one-day, online course

21st September 2022

Location: Zoom

Price: £95.00 (+VAT per delegate)

Date: 21st September 2022 at 9:30am

One Day Online Course

A one-day year specific course covering practical strategies for using high quality children's literature as the primary approach to the teaching of English

This course will –

  • Identify how the Teach through a Text approach engages children as writers and immerses them in a literary world
  • Share examples of quality texts and well planned sequences used succesfully in primary schools 
  • Explore the progression of skills within the National Curriculum
  • Model how grammar, spelling and vocabulary contribute to a range of purposeful writing opportunities
  • Demonstrate how modelled writing is effective within a sequence of lessons


  • We will identify the 'Teach through a Text' pedagogy and the rationale for this approach
  • There will be a familiarisation with end of year group objectives and key assessment foci
  • An in-depth look at one text and a sequence of work and an exploration of other age-appropriate books
  • We will focus on personalisation and differentiation and show how to use modelled writing to support this
  • We will look at the importance of audience and purpose and explore the importance of publishing and book-making

Participants will receive –

  • A detailed planning sequence that support the teaching of purposeful writing
  • All training resources electronically
Schools that book a place on any Teach Through a Text course will receive 10% off a subscription to the Literary Curriculum
Existing school subscribers will receive 10% off any training places booked
All schools will receive a free place for their Literacy Leads on our online English subject leaders meeting.

“Throughly enjoyed! Very relevant and I fell now feel more confident when it comes to actual planning and delivery of English lessons" 
Amanda Nichols, Gorringe Park Primary School, Merton.

“The specific examples and steers for our own shared writing were so helpful!”
Erin Maguire, Camelot Primary School.

“Thank you for the lovely ideas and resources. I particularly liked the modelled writing examples and great ideas for how to challenge greater depth children”
Melissa Van der Ree, Keyworth Primary, Southwark

“We will be using these books straight away so it was really useful to see the activities planned and the resources were great!”
Katie Hill, Woodmansterne Primary School, Lambeth.

All our courses support the Reading for Pleasure agenda and strengthen teacher’s knowledge of how to use text in the classroom

We regret that we are not able to refund bookings cancelled within 5 working days of the training date. Please see our cancellation policy for further information.

Teach Through a Text in Year 2 - A one-day, online course 7 spaces

21st September 2022 @ 9:30am

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£114.00 (inc VAT) per person

£95.00 (ex VAT)

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