Course code Price Keystage(s) Presented by
  • £165 (LCC Fee)
  • £165 (Ext Fee)
KS1; KS2
  • Steven Kenyon (Teaching and Learning Consultant - Primary English)
Suitable for: Subject Leaders

Course Objectives

• To consider the current issues around boys’ learning in English;
• To identify and reflect on approaches to engage boys in reading, writing, speaking and listening;
• To view and discuss how the learning environment and family support can help or hinder boys’ learning;
• To reflect on and discuss the findings of national experts.

Delegates will consider and discuss recommended approaches and try out some activities that have worked in a variety of classrooms. An exemplar teaching sequence and resources will be shared with delegates, which can be adapted to work with other texts and themes.

Delegates will participate in:

• Looking at and discussing research examples from over a long period of time (all drawing similar conclusions) and explore reasons and influences for this perennial issue;
• Examining what well-known experts have to say on the subject;
• Considering new thinking – gender schema, home and classroom environments, changes in society;
• Looking at strategies and advice that have worked in other schools.

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Lancashire Professional Development Service
The Centre for Learning Excellence
Woodlands Conference Centre
Southport Road

Tel: 01257 516100