Priority Literacy

Published: 13 March 2024

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HFL Education Reading Fluency Project

We are delighted to share that we are opening up places to Universal schools to join the HFL Education Reading Fluency Project.

Funded via Priority Literacy, this project is FREE for schools to attend.

Led by HFL Education, the evidence-informed reading intervention works to significantly improve outcomes for pupils and is designed to help equip teachers to improve fluency and comprehension in a short space of time, across primary and secondary phases of education. Further details can be found via the links below.

KS2 Reading Fluency Project Launch: Friday 19th April 2024 – View the Flyer here / BOOK HERE

KS3 Reading Fluency Project Launch: Friday 26th April 2024 – View the Flyer here /  BOOK HERE

Limited places are available and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

Primary Moderation Exemplification Materials 

Year 2 and Year 6 exemplification materials are now available on the Online Resource Bank for all schools to access. This includes examples from previous academic years as well as, examples at Expected, Greater Depth and Working Towards. The materials can be found via the following link and filtered by ‘Writing Moderation’ 

Pre-Key Stage Standards for Moderation

Led by Keystone Academy Trust, we are hosting Pre-Key Stage Standards for Moderation for all Derby schools on 8th and 9th May. Open to Senior Leaders and SENCos to develop an understanding of expectations and outcomes for those pupils working at a pre-key stage standard.

Further details and how to book your place(s) can be found here 

Communities of Practice

The next Communities of Practice event will be taking place on 15th July, looking at developing reading.

This event is free to attend for any teacher, teaching assistant, librarian, or other educational practitioner working in or with schools or education settings in Derby City – Find out more here.

Derby Research School

Opportunities are available to all Priority Literacy schools to access CPD via the Derby Research School. CPD available includes, Creating an Evidence Informed Reading Strategy and Prioritising Oracy in the Classroom. 

Targeted schools can access this CPD free of charge. 

Find out more here.

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