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Literacy training: Cornwall & Isles of Scilly

The Literacy Shed Conference!                                                                    Raising Standards in Reading and Writing through the use of Film and Image.

Wednesday 7th February 2018 at The Main Hall, Heartlands, Pool, Redruth

We are really excited to welcome Rob Smith, founder of The Literacy Shed to lead this inspiring day. The day will include a focus on inspiring reluctant writers, improve boys’ writing, using film to teach grammar and much, much more!   £169 (+VAT) Second+ delegates £119 (+VAT)

ABC Does Excellence in Early Years with the inspirational Alistair Bryce Clegg

Thursday 15th March 2018 at Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Newquay, Cornwall

£199 (+VAT).  Second + delegates £149 (+VAT).

Empowering Struggling Readers and Writers in the Primary Phase.

Thursday 16th November 2017 at the Glendorgal Hotel in Newquay.

This course will explore ways to scaffold literacy effectively to ensure pupils who struggle in English make good progress. We will explore the concept of neurodiversity and in particular examine strategies to support pupils with dyslexia.  £169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT).   TA places £89 (+VAT)  10% Early bird discount for CAPH schools if booked by 26th July 2017.  Please book using conference code ES886

Terrific Teaching Assistants: Improving the impact of TAs in the Primary classroom

Tuesday 5th December 2017 at Glendorgal Hotel, Newquay

'I have been incredibly inspired by today’s course and am very excited about sharing what I’ve learnt with the other TAs at my school.’  Jamie Duckworthy - St Stephens Academy

Teaching assistants: £99 (+VAT)


Phonics First! Supporting Early Readers and Developing Young Writers

Thursday 25th January 2018 at Glendorgal Hotel, Newquay

‘The whole training day gave me lots of ideas for starters and practical sessions. Good use of resources. Really informative and would definitely recommend this course.’   Helen Bailey – Carclaze

£169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT). TA places £89 (+VAT)


Dylan Wiliam Comes to Cornwall!                                                         Embedding Formative Assessment

Thursday 1st March 2018 Venue: Bedruthan Steps Hotel, Newquay

We are delighted to welcome education expert and international speaker Dylan Wiliam to Cornwall. Dylan Wiliam has been one of the leading figures in developing formative assessment since the 1990s, when he co-authored ‘Inside the Black Box’. He is now Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at University College London. During this interactive day, Dylan Wiliam will examine the latest findings from research into assessment practices that have greatest impact on learning. During this day he will also explore:

  • Why formative assessment needs to be the priority for every school.
  • What formative assessment is (and isn't).
  • Practical techniques for implementing formative assessment.
  • How to sustain the development of formative assessment with teacher learning communities.

£229 (+VAT). Second + delegates £169 (+VAT). Early bird discount for CAPH schools £199 (+VAT) if booked by 29th September 2017 - Please book using conference code DW888   Venue: TBC

Super Subject Leadership!                                                                      Supporting Subject Leaders in Making the Difference

Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at Glendorgal Hotel, Newquay

 ‘As always. A bank of instantly usable ideas to use with staff and implement in own class. Thought provoking questions and inspiring quick fix ideas to make the school a better more exciting place for children’. David Freckleton –Treverbyn Academy

£169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT). 10% Early bird discount for CAPH schools if booked by 26th July 2017.  Please book using conference code SS887

Grammar for Key Stage 2 teachers and Teaching Assistants

Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Glendorgal Hotel, Newquay

So many games that I can bring into my grammar lessons. Best course I have been on!’ Anna Ferris – St Mary's C of E School

 £169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT) TA places £89 (+VAT) 

Spell It! Spelling training for Key Stage 2 teachers and Teaching Assistants

Wednesday 1st November 2017 at the Glendorgal Hotel in Newquay

‘The plethora of games and activities are going to be so useful back in class.’  Sarah Connors – Penpol School

 £169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT)  TA places £89 (+VAT) 

Reading Revolution!

Wednesday 22nd November 2017 at the Glendorgal Hotel, Porth, Newquay

Get the most out of Guided Reading and find out how to ensure maximum success in reading comprehension using active strategies in both whole class, and group reading.  £169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT)  TA places £89 (+VAT) 

Phase 1 Phonics: Ensuring solid foundations for success!

For Nursery and Foundation Stage teachers and all EYFS providers

Thursday 22nd February 2018 at the Glendorgal Hotel, Porth, Newquay

£169 (+VAT) Second delegate+ £119 (+VAT)  TA places £89 (+VAT)