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Literacy and Communication in the Special School

Engage and motivate your diverse range of learners

Inhouse Training Course In-house

This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: Literacy co-ordinators and senior leaders working in UK special schools who want to implement or update an effective literacy and communications policy and curriculum.

Phases suitable for:

  • Special

Course Reference: 7904WW

During this course you will address how to plan a literacy policy and curriculum that, meets the diverse needs of learners in the special school as well as having a completely cross curricular approach. This is challenging, but reaps rewards as learners are more likely to achieve their potential. This course is suitable for special school staff working with pupils at P levels and National Curriculum levels 1-3 or equivalent.

  • Developing a meaningful and accessible literacy policy
  • Ensuring literacy is at the heart of learning
  • Strategies for preventing literacy levels holding back learners able in other areas e.g. maths
  • Target setting, monitoring and assessment requirements
  • Developing a robust system of moderation
  • Giving pupils something to work towards: accrediting literacy learning
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