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A Richer Reading Curriculum Conference (6 sessions)

Event code SCH 20/224 
Event description Credit worthy - Is it time to rethink your Reading Curriculum? Have your latest initiatives had disappointing results? Has your pupils’ enthusiasm for reading fallen flat? Our English conference 2020 aims to rekindle that spark, to help you to enrich your practice, and to support you in making the best decisions when formulating your whole reading curriculum.

With keynote speakers and experts Rob Smith and Lindsay Pickton, this online conference will offer you high quality speakers with inspirational ideas. Session titles, dates and times are as below:

Tuesday 22nd September
16:00 – 17:00 – Workshop: Making guided reading focused and enjoyable – Sarah Carpenter

Wednesday 23rd September
16:00 – 17:00 – Key Note Speech: It’s not just books – Rob Smith

Thursday 24th September
09:30 – 10:30 – Workshop: Fluency and engagement in reading: becoming truly independent – Christine Chen
11:00 – 12:00 – Workshop: Developing whole class reading using VIPERS – Rob Smith
13:30 – 14:30 – Key Note Speech: The Explicit Teaching of Inference – Lindsay Pickton
15:30 – 16:30 – Workshop: Purposeful reading of non-fiction: reading to learn across the curriculum – Lindsay Pickton

This conference will run as a series of zoom sessions. Confirmed delegates will be e-mailed the individual links 24 hour prior to the start. Please ensure you are able to access zoom at least 1 hour prior to the session. Please note that this conference is not recorded and will not be available to watch at a later date.

If you have not used zoom before and require helpful tips, we recommend having a look at these:

How to join a Zoom meeting for delegates
Join a test meeting to familiarise yourself

Please Note: If your school is an Elite Member of The Education People you are entitled to 1 free place on this conference. When booking your place please indicate that you are an Elite member in the Booking Requirements section. The schools credits should then be refunded back to the school within 2 weeks of receiving confirmation of your booking.

The cancellation period for this conference is 14 working days. Cancellations received after Tuesday 8th September 2020 will be charged at the full conference price.
Training objectives  
Key stages
All image Foundation image KS1 image KS2 image KS3 image KS4 image KS5 image 14-19/24 image 
Subject areas English
Target audience
All Teaching Staff / Deputy Head / Headteacher / HLTA / Leaders & Managers / Newly Qualified Teachers / Subject Leaders / Teachers / Teaching Assistant
target audience
Qualification level
Zoom course, use own computer, XXX XXX map
Training Provider The Education People - Standards and School Improvement Primary
Admin contact Victoria Parker (
Penelope Bill
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 14
Funding information £150.00 or 14 credits
Price has been reduced due to interactive zoom conference
Start date Thursday 24 September 2020
Times 09:30-16:30
Number of sessions 1