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Showcase Events

English Hub Showcase Event - 11th October 2022

11 Oct,2022 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

English Hub Showcase Event - 29th November 2022

29 Nov,2022 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

English Hub Showcase Event - 24th January 2023

24 Jan,2023 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

English Hub Showcase Event - 21st March 2023

21 Mar,2023 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

English Hub Showcase Event - 16th May 2023

16 May,2023 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

English Hub Showcase Event - 20th June 2023

20 Jun,2023 09:30:00 - 15:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

Join us online for a showcase event. The event will be in person at Broadclyst Community Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3JG.

The day will be an opportunity to explore:

  • Best practice in phonics teaching from Nursery, through to Reception and Key Stage 1.
  • How language and English skills are embedded throughout the school.
  • How to develop innovative ways of ensuring that children love reading - throughout their education.

The day will include seminars, live demos and the opportunity to ask questions and discuss future support from Cornerstone English Hub.

Free Event

Network Events

Reading for Pleasure Course

07 Nov,2022 09:30:00 - 13 Jun,2023 12:30:00
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Transforming School Reading Cultures

The Transforming School Reading Cultures programme consists of 5 research-based professional development sessions aimed at primary English/Reading Leads. The sessions will take you through pedagogical theory and best practise surrounding reading for pleasure. They will provide opportunities to gain knowledge of the subject alongside the confidence to manage, drive and sustain meaningful change in your own school.

The five sessions are free of charge, but to be eligible, schools need to have robust phonics approach embedded (with strong screener outcomes) and must commit to attending all of the sessions.

Programme Aims:

  • Understand the research underpinningRfPpractice and pedagogy
  • Widen knowledge of children’s literature
  • Transform whole school reading culture in your school
  • Develop the leadership skills to initiate and sustain change
  • Become advocates forRfPand share experiences and best practice

Date

Time

Session

Location

08/11/2022

09:30 - 12:30

A Whole School Culture

Reading for Pleasure - Session 1

1. Explore the research around Reading for Pleasure: the benefits and what works

2. Analyse current RfP provision in own schools

3. Begin work on RfP Strategic Development plan

4. Develop knowledge of children’s literature

Online

31/01/2023

09:30 - 12:30

Creating whole school change

Reading for Pleasure - Session 2

1. Review participant RfP Strategic Development plans

2. Explore research on change theory and reflect on individual school contexts and consider implementation of Strategic Development plan in light of this.

3. Explore the research on teacher knowledge of children’s reading practices and consider strategies to develop this.

4. Consider how to document the impact of RfP work.

Online

07/03/2023

09:30 - 12:30

Creating a reading school: structural changes

Reading for Pleasure - Session 3

1. Consider the whole school changes required to create an RfP culture

2. Explore the research on the impact of ‘texts that tempt’

3. Consider the place of decodable readers and ‘book bands’ in wider book stock

4. RfP pedagogy in focus:

a. Reading aloud

b. Reading time

Online

25/04/2023

09:30 - 12:30

Creating a reading school: behavioural changes

Reading for Pleasure - Session 4

1. Review the Strategic Development plans - reflect on successes and identify next steps

2. Further exploration of change theory

3. RfP pedagogy in focus:

a. Social reading environments

b. Informal book talk

Online

13/06/2023

09:30 - 12:00

Celebrating impact and sustaining change

Reading for Pleasure - Session 5

1. Celebration - an opportunity to celebrate the impact of participants’ work and share success

2. Reading communities - explore research on reading communities and consider ways to support reading at home

3. Evaluate Strategic Development plans and consider next steps

4. Engage with research on sustaining change

Online

Please contact Michael Kimber (michael.kimber@tcat.education) for more information.

Free Event

Overlapping Worlds – Reading & Writing

19 Oct,2022 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Digital Tools to Support the Teaching of Reading

16 Nov,2022 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Teaching Poetry and Songs

07 Dec,2022 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Personalising Support through Mentoring and Tutoring

25 Jan,2023 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Capitalising on Phonics Success in your Writing

01 Mar,2023 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Reading when you don’t have to

29 Mar,2023 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Preparing for the Phonics Screener

03 May,2023 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Maintaining Momentum: Reflections on The Chesil Reading Project

14 Jun,2023 15:30:00 - 16:30:00
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The call will be live from 15:00 for the first 30 minutes which will be an opportunity for informal advice and discussions with one of the Cornerstone literacy specialists. The main input for the event will begin at 15:30.

Free Event

Conferences

Cornerstone English Conference 2022

15 Nov,2022 09:30:00 - 16:00:00
Broadclyst Primary School, Broadclyst Primary School, School Lane, Broadclyst, Exeter EX5 3JG (Un)
01392 796405

We invite you to join us for our English conference this year.

We live in a world that is built on and held together by words. They help us to discover new information and imagine new worlds, they underpin human creativity and provide us with the building block of rational thought. When we help children to learn new words and to love using them, we empower them for life and open up the joy of a good book or a good conversation. Therefore, Cornerstone English Hub invites you to a conference the goal of which is to inspire educators in the task of encouraging children to love words.

Free Event

English Hub

Train the Trainer Session 1 & 2

08 Nov,2022 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This is the area to book for theTrain the Trainer session on delivering sessions 1 & 2 of the English Hub Early Language Training Course. Please only book for this session if you are member of the team who will be delivering the training on behalf of a hub.

The programme has been developed by a group of English Hubs with support from ICAN, the children’s communication charity.

The programme has been developed as part of a project to create a more consistent medium level support (MLS) offer across the English Hub network which will streamline workload for hubs and create more equal access to CPD on early language nationally for schools accessing support from hubs.

The timing of the session is 2pm - 5pm, but this is subject to possible change.

Free Event

Train the Trainer Session 3 & 4

06 Feb,2023 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This is the area to book for theTrain the Trainer session on delivering sessions 3 & 4 of the English Hub Early Language Training Course. Please only book for this session if you are member of the team who will be delivering the training on behalf of a hub.

The programme has been developed by a group of English Hubs with support from ICAN, the children’s communication charity.

The programme has been developed as part of a project to create a more consistent medium level support (MLS) offer across the English Hub network which will streamline workload for hubs and create more equal access to CPD on early language nationally for schools accessing support from hubs.

The timing of the session is 2pm - 5pm, but this is subject to possible change.

Free Event

Train the Trainer Session 5 & 6

08 May,2023 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

This is the area to book for theTrain the Trainer session on delivering sessions 5 & 6 of the English Hub Early Language Training Course. Please only book for this session if you are member of the team who will be delivering the training on behalf of a hub.

The programme has been developed by a group of English Hubs with support from ICAN, the children’s communication charity.

The programme has been developed as part of a project to create a more consistent medium level support (MLS) offer across the English Hub network which will streamline workload for hubs and create more equal access to CPD on early language nationally for schools accessing support from hubs.

The timing of the session is 2pm - 5pm, but this is subject to possible change.

Free Event