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The Vocabulary Ninja Approach

07 October 2022 @ 09:30 - 13:30
It’s all about the mentality towards achieving the goal to improve outcomes for all pupils.

Summary of the event:

Vocabulary Ninja is used across the UK and the world, inspiring pupils, teacher and whole schools. It’s all about the mentality towards achieving the goal to improve outcomes for all pupils. Embedding rich vocabulary throughout school isn’t about intensity, but consistency of the approach, the power of marginal gains and the accumulation of each learning moment; its language, its experiences, its understanding.

The Vocabulary Ninja Approach:

Integrate Reading and Writing

  • Ensure vocabulary is at the heart of reading and writing, using high-quality texts with rich vocabulary to improve outcomes.

Embed SPaG Knowledge

  • Embed a simple, clear and whole school SPaG system that requires zero planning, ensuring pupils can master the basics in context.

Curriculum Vocabulary

  • Be directed to a vast library of curriculum resources and suggested classroom teacher, subject leader and SLT actions that should be undertaken in relation to vocabulary and your curriculum.

The Word of the Day

  • Outlines the Word of the Day and how it works, outlining how to access resources, use them in each Key Stage effectively.

Supercharge Class Display

  • Understand how classroom display of vocabulary can underpin everything you do and promote pupil independence.

Research Informed Systems

  • Have confidence in systems supported by research and current literature which have been simplified into classroom routines that work for both teachers and pupils.

Training led by: Andrew Jennings

Andrew has taught in primary schools over the last decade, primarily in KS2, with three of those years as an assistant headteacher. In that time, he has developed a reputation as a skilled teaching practitioner, coach and leader. Andrew is also internationally renowned in the fields of vocabulary, reading and writing, having written best-selling edu-books, Vocabulary Ninja, the impressive Comprehension Ninja series and more recently Write Like a Ninja with Bloomsbury Publishing. Andrew has created a very special offer for schools, to receive Vocabulary Ninja training, ready to enthuse and equip staff with everything they will need to ensure vocabulary is oozing from every classroom in your school.

Audience: SENCos, Inclusion Managers, Teachers, TAs, Learning Mentors

Cost: £75.00 VAT / person (Refreshments and a light lunch included)

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