Greater depth in writing is proving difficult to moderate and secure consistent judgements and therefore needs careful consideration.

This course will advance your understanding of:

 The meaning of greater depth in the context of writing.

 The ‘concept’ of greater depth and the ‘label’ as used in the current inter-im frameworks for teacher assessment.

 Questions and activities that promote greater depth in writing.

The four ‘corners’ of greater depth in writing.

Take away from the course:

Strategies to improve pupils’ outcomes in:

Understanding the purpose of writing, including varying levels of formality.

Organisation of writing

 Writing with precision and clarity using the full range of spelling, punctua-tion and grammar taught.

 Producing Imaginative and engaging writing that interweaves dialogue, settings, characters and plots.

Testimonials from previous courses run by Alex

“The day was really inspirational. Every aspect of the course was highly beneficial. All of our staff members were fully involved in the day and because of this we can work together as a whole team on our planned developments.”


Course Infomation

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  • Phase: Primary
  • Date: Tuesday 4th September 2018
  • Time: 9am - 3.15pm
  • Venue: The Downs School - Map

Trainer Information

Chris Quigley Education - Alex Bedford Alex is a member of the Chris Quigley team. He has extensive experience as a head teacher, leading adviser for school im-provement local authorities and as a literacy consultant. He supports schools to develop innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning.

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