Talk For Writing Courses at WRTA

Talk for Writing Immersion Days

Course Overview:
Would you like a further immersion in Talk for Writing? As with all our courses, we will take you into classrooms to see high-quality teaching and Talk for Writing in action. This course is aimed at teachers who like a deeper immersion into the Talk for Writing process – Imitation, Innovation and Independent Application. It is particularly useful to teachers who are new to Talk for Writing.

Course Content:

  • An overview of the TfW process and its impact on raising standards.
  • A rich immersion in classrooms to see TfW being taught throughout the school.
  • A deeper understanding of the 3Is – Imitation, Innovation and Independent Application
  • A question and answer session with teachers and leaders.
  • An opportunity to look at books and chat with children.​​

About Nicole Piper:
Nicole Piper leads Literacy at Warren Road Primary School. She brings a wealth of T4W experience across all key stages. She is passionate about instilling a love of English in people of all ages and thrives on raising standards through inspirational training and development.

About Lucy Foster:
Lucy leads literacy at Warren Road Primary School. She has been teaching for 9 years and has a wealth of experience in both Year 5 and Year 6. She is extremely passionate about sharing her love of writing, both in the classroom and through the range of CPD courses that she offers, and she has seen first-hand the phenomenal impact that TfW can have on a child’s writing journey.

Reading is another of her passions. Over the past couple of years, she has been part of a team, working with Pie Corbett, Julia Strong and Jamie Thomas, to trial and develop the Talk for Reading approach at Warren Road. Recently, one of her Year 5 planning units was published in the TfR book.

Course Details

Nicole Piper and Lucy Foster

08 Nov 2023 | 9:15am – 3:00pm

06 Dec 2023 | 9:15am – 3:00pm

Warren Road Primary School, Warren Road, Orpington, Kent, BR6 6JF

Course Cost:
£150.00 per delegate, per day   |   Includes lunch

Course Takeaway

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