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Reading coaching for adults who work with pupils experiencing reading difficulties
Monday 11th March 2019, & 12th March 2019. 2 full days 08:45 - 15:30

Who is it for:

This course is for adults who support struggling readers in

a class context or one to one, teaching assistants/adults who

volunteer in schools, NQTs, parents who wish to understand

reading development and how to help their child. 


11th March and 12th March 2019

Duration: Two full days,


Book via www.lls.leicester.gov.uk

Other schools may apply to attend the course. There will be a charge.




Areas Covered:

Day One

  • How pupils from FS2-Year 6 /7 develop reading skills.
  • The reading process and how to observe readers carefully and systematically.

Day Two

  •  Generic teaching and learning skills involved in reading.
  • How to help students with a range of comprehension and decoding difficulties.


Course Outcomes:

  •  Gain a clear view of reading development and the variety of difficulties pupils experience.
  •  Observe a reader in detail and to be able to diagnose strengths and weaknesses.
  • To be able to target teaching effectively to individuals.
  • For the school it builds capacity to identify and intervene successfully and raises skill levels of adults when they work both in classroom or one to one contexts.

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR2002
Date: Monday 11th March 2019
Time: & 12th March 2019. 2 full days 08:45 - 15:30
Cost: £220 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£270 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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