Curriculum - CPD

Greater Depth in Writing Y2-5

Thursday, 21 March 2019
13.15 - 16.15
WGSP Members: £55 Non-Members: £90
Severnbanks Primary School
Claire Ridsdale STA National Expert / Teaching & Learning Adviser (English) South Gloucs. CC

With the Writing Framework for Year 2 and Year 6 defining the requirements for greater depth, many schools are now beginning to look at how to support their more able pupils in reaching this standard. Increasingly Ofsted's focus has moved to the number of children achieving greater depth. This course will provide an overview of the requirements for greater depth, starting with the requirements for Year 2, considering what progression through KS2 and discussing how to make appropriate provision through planning.


To be clear about the skills that greater depth writers in Y2-Y5 should demonstrate

To feel confident in planning appropriate provision to allow pupils to demonstrate the necessary greater depth skills

To know what an effective evidence base looks like

This training is suitable for Teachers / English Subject Leaders