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WIT training - Boosting Reading and Writing Progress (BRWP) for teaching assistants working in Key Stage 1 and 2
Monday 24th September 2018, 28th September, 11th October and 24th January (am) 2019 (1/2 day writing session)

Who is it for:

Teaching assistants and the teacher who will be responsible for overseeing the programme in non-ECaR

Three days initial training plus half day follow-up.


Areas Covered:

  • A range of generic skills and knowledge for teaching assistants who support pupils with decoding, comprehension and language problems as well as training for delivery of this intervention.


Course Outcomes:

  • An opportunity for teaching assistants to train in this successful intervention.
  • Match a book to any pupil.
  • Notice and understand pupils’ reading and writing strengths and weaknesses.
  • Be a skilled reading and writing partner.
  • Enable a struggling pupil to make rapid progress.


Three and half day course

  • 24th September day 1 - 09:00 - 15:00
  • 28th September day 2, - 09:00 - 15:00
  • 11th October day 3,     - 09:00 - 15:00
  • 24th January (am) 2019 (1/2 day writing session) - 08:45 - 11:45


Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email liz.richardson@leicester.gov.uk

Fee:  WIT Funded for WIT schools only.

Other schools may apply to attend the course. There will be a charge. Please contact: email: kate.drurey@sdsa.net

phone: 0116 299 5948


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1961
Date: Monday 24th September 2018
Time: 28th September, 11th October and 24th January (am) 2019 (1/2 day writing session)
Cost: £0 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£0 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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