How we help

Lindsay and Christine
Primary Education Advisors

Our work is bespoke and takes the form of consultancy,

coaching, subject leader development and INSET.

We support schools, federations, Teaching School Alliances.

The menu below lists the areas on which we have been asked to lead recently.
We offer on-going sequences of work across a term or more, as appropriate.

 Consulting/ Advising Examples (day, half-day, after school)*

  • Creating a Culture of Reading 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Acquisition
  • Curriculum development
  • Coaching teachers, year group teams, middle- and senior-leaders
  • Subject-leader support and  development 
  • English action-planning
  • Monitoring English e.g. observations and learning walks
  • Developing policies, whole school pedagogy, knowledge and skills-progression
  • Writing analysis and moderation
  • English planning support and team-teaching
  • Analysing “stuck” and slow-progress readers/writers, and planning support
  • Small-group English subject knowledge development
  • Planning provision for ‘greater depth’ reading and writing

A-Z CPD (series of days, whole day, half-day, twilight or extended twilight)*

  • Creating a Culture of Reading
  • Teaching Comprehension – whole class and guided
  • Teaching Writing
  • Shared Writing
  • Writing at Greater Depth
  • Growing More Able Readers
  • Drama for better comprehension and composition
  • Effective leadership (subject-, phase-, middle- and senior-leaders)
  • Effective questioning
  • Talk for language development and deeper learning
  • Effective whole school teaching of spelling
  • Grammar subject knowledge and pedagogy
  • Group discussion and collaborative learning
  • Increasing enjoyment in reading
  • Literacy unit planning (cross-curricular or otherwise)
  • Parents’ mornings, afternoons and evenings on reading/writing/spelling…
  • TA training
  • Teaching poetry
  • Challenging Children’s Thinking

 

*Fees upon enquiry