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Teaching assistants: spotlight on grammar

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way
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Target Audience
Teaching Assistants
target audience
Course Types
Course categories
Academies and Schools (including EYFS)
English / Support Staff
Event Description
This half-day course is aimed at teaching assistants working with pupils in Year 1 to Year 6.

The session will bring to life the grammar expectations of the national curriculum, engaging delegates with the materials in a fun and memorable way.

Delegates will examine and participate in activities that teach word classes, sentence structure and punctuation. We will use exciting and engaging resources and strategies to encourage learning that sticks, and can be replicated straight away in class and in groups.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
By attending the course, participants will:


  • examine strategies for effectively teaching word classes, punctuation and sentence structure

  • explore grammar through engagement with practical activities

  • be given an understanding of basic grammatical subject knowledge

  • investigate resources and strategies to encourage learning that sticks

Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 25 September 2019
End Date
Wednesday 25 September 2019
Closing Date
Tuesday 24 September 2019
09:15 - 12:15
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