Successfully Teaching the New Secondary English Curriculum

Provider: Understanding ModernGov
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Description The course, held on 21st October in Central London, will led by Dr Simon Gibbons who is an expert in English Curriculum Development. Those in attendance will gain the tools needed to effectively deliver the new English curriculum. Through interactive sessions and tailored workshops, those in attendance will develop strategies to plan engaging English lessons on the new programmes of study and prepare students for terminal examinations.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Secondary, Teaching and Learning, KS3, KS4, English / Literacy, Management, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Head of Department / Faculty, Cross-curricular Themes, Assessment, Behaviour for Learning, Gifted and Talented, Personalised Learning, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
  • Understand the impact of the new English programmes of study and how to successfully implement them
  • Design effective linear assessments to monitor pupil performance without levels
  • Produce innovative and engaging lessons andembed ‘Outstanding’ practice into everyday teaching
  • Prepare pupils for more rigorous, terminal examinations
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Chair's Welcome & Introduction
Dr Simon Gibbons, expert in English Curriculum Development – CONFIRMED

Analyse the New English Curriculum
Dr Bethan Marshall, Senior Lecturer in English Education, King’s College London – CONFIRMED

  • Examine the new programmes of study in English
  • Identify and overcome the main challenges of teaching the new English Curriculum
  • Explore the new key texts and grammar content
  • Discuss the methods needed to prepare pupils for examinations under the new programme

Effectively Teach the New Secondary English Curriculum
Paul Clayton, Director, the National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE) – CONFIRMED

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the core elements of the programmes of study at Key Stages 3 and 4
  • Consider how to plan and deliver innovative lessons on the new subject criteria
  • Adapt current resources, content and planning to meet the new specifications
  • Engage your pupils with the most demanding elements of the new course content

Case Study: Design Effective Assessments without Levels
Anita Ark, Acting Head of English, Eastbury Comprehensive – CONFIRMED

  • Engage and test pupils on the new course content
  • Effectively monitor pupil performance through Key Stages 3 and 4
  • Discuss speaking and listening assessments
  • Prepare students for terminal exams

Workshop: Teaching Grammar in the Secondary Curriculum
Dr Simon Gibbons, expert in English Curriculum Development – CONFIRMED

  • In this session delegates will work closely with our Chair to engage with one of the most challenging aspects of the new English curriculum.
  • Effectively manage pupils’ transition from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 3
  • Identify the challenges of teaching grammar at Key Stage 3
  • Develop practical approaches to improve grammar teaching and pupils’ use of language
  • Produce an action plan to enhance the grammar teaching in your school

Workshop: Implement the New Secondary English Curriculum
Dr Simon Gibbons, expert in English Curriculum Development – CONFIRMED

  • Examine your schemes of work and teaching methods with our Chair, who can offer expert guidance on strategies for effectively implementing the new English curriculum and improving levels of literacy across your school.
  • Identify the key problems of teaching the new secondary English curriculum
  • Plan a Key Stage 3 English curriculum to promote continuity and progression
  • Instil the correct procedures to prepare pupils for terminal examinations at Key Stage 4

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.