How well do we train our staff to be reading experts?

7. How well do we train our staff to be reading experts? 

 

  • All staff have received training for both reading and phonics from the curriculum lead for English, as well as from Dandelion Learning on our Inset Day in October this year. 
  • The curriculum lead for English coordinates training and support effectively and ensures any staff with gaps in their own subject knowledge attend the necessary training.
  • The curriculum lead for English has monitored phonics and reading sessions and reading intervention groups, giving immediate practical support where necessary.
  • The curriculum lead for English analyses data and completes termly progress grids for each cohort. She then meets termly with teachers to discuss the progress of pupils and to plan how they will support pupils who are making insufficient progress.