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We hope you find the day informative and inspiring - enjoy!

 Time

STRAND A

BECOMING BOOKWORMS

STRAND B

BUILDING BLOCKS

STRAND C

BRILLIANT BEGINNINGS

STRAND D

DELIVERING DIGITALLY

STRAND E

Helping Hands

9:00
Welcome, introduction and overview of the day - Jonathan Bishop (Hub strategic Lead)
9:15
The Power of Reading - Michael Morpurgo
10:15
Q & A with Michael Morpurgo - with Bronnie Williams and Matthew Pitts
10:30 Break
10:45

Schools that love to read

Jonathan Bishop, CEO and Hub Strategic Lead

Intentional Excellence in the Teaching of Vocabulary - Why we can't just assume that children will get words

Aaron Leary, Founder of Bedrock Vocabulary

Making every word count: accelerating progress through phonics teaching

Hannah Lyons & Sarah Gomersall, Cornerstone Literacy Specialists

Panel Discussion:

EdTech in English - Catch-up and SEND

Panel Discussion

EdTech in English - Catch-up and SEND

11:30

Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Lucy Lees, Cornerstone English Specialist

 Panel Discussion:

Building Blocks

Chaired by Matthew Pitts (Hub Lead) and guests.

Rebooting letters and sounds - Recovery after coming out of lockdown

Janine Ashman, St Peter's English Hub

Enriching English teaching through digital tools

Anthony Lees, Computing Hub Lead

Making the most of digital universal provision

Teresa Cavallo and James Green, Cornerstone SENDCo Team

12:15 Lunctime
13:00
Keynote - Schools Minister Nick Gibb
13.30
How the Hubs can help - Jenni MacDuff

 

 13:45

Entering worlds tmade with words - drama and reading

Bronnie Williams, Cornerstone Drama Lead

Words that are just right: Teaching Tier 2 words

Sally Anne Taylor, Speech and Language Therapist

Panel Discussion:

Brilliant Beginnings

Chaired by Nina Rothery (Hub Lead) with Hub Partner Schools

Agile assessment in English: Digital solutions

Michael Kimber, Beth Schoter (Cornerstone Literacy Specialist)

Empowering Potential

Arran Smith, UK Dyslexia and SEND Consultant - Microsoft

14:25 5 minute change over

 

 14:30

Panel Discussion

Best practice in love of reading

Chaired by Jonathan Bishop and Hub Leads from the South West

Tackling Tier 3 terms through the wider curriculum

James Beevor, Cornerstone Project-Based Learning Lead

Word-Rich Environments in Nursery

Tonia Dudley, Cornerstone Literacy Specialist

Immersive Reader: Support tools for engaging with words

Microsoft Education

Immersive Reader: Support tools for engaging with words

Microsoft Education

15:15
Storytime with Michael Morpurgo

 

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