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Developing Writing Skills of Less Confident Pupils

Enable less confident pupils to develop the key skills they need to communicate

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.

If you are looking to attend a course externally, you may be interested in Working with Students with English as an Additional Language.


Suitable for: Secondary school teachers and support staff who looking for strategies, skills and ideas to support writing skills of less confident students.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 8041WW

Many pupils find it difficult to write, organise their writing or to decide on content. The appropriate support of adults, whether teachers or teaching assistants, can make enable these children’s writing skills to flourish. This course is suitable for staff working with KS2 or KS3 pupils struggling to write. You will explore a wide range of tasks and techniques designed to increase confidence and enhance ability of less able writers whose first language is English.

  • Identifying the barriers to confident writing
  • Providing effective and relevant support
  • Enhancing self-esteem, confidence and motivation
  • Using self-assessment as a positive learning tool
  • Developing independent writers
  • Tracking progress and celebrating success
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