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Inspire to Write with Kelly Ashley (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation
Online Platform, North Star
Course Tutors
Kelly Ashley
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Target Audience
Senior Leaders / Subject Leaders / Teachers - KS2
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Course Types
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Bespoke Sessions
Literacy - KS2
Course description

Aimed at KS2 teachers and curriculum leads Inspire to Write is a writing development programme that explores how to enhance conditions for learning, inspiring opportunities to write across the curriculum and guiding writers towards greater independence. The Inspire to Write programme explores the ‘why’ and the ‘what’ of the national curriculum and also helps teachers to consider their own expectations of pupils’ writing, both within English lessons and in cross-curricular contexts. Approaches to ensure that writers carefully consider form, audience, purpose and style as part of the writing process are also explored, alongside text-centred approaches to teaching writing with reading at the heart of the curriculum.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

Format: x2 afternoon online sessions (3 hours each), 1pm-4pm

Additional Information

Kelly Ashley pen portrait

Kelly Ashley is the author of Word Power: Amplifying vocabulary instruction (2019) and has 20 years of experience in education holding teaching, leadership and advisory roles in the UK and America. In her current role as director of Kelly Ashley Consultancy, she enjoys working with schools and organisations across the UK and abroad, offering bespoke training and consultancy support on all aspects of the primary English curriculum. Kelly has firm roots in educational research, supporting schools to explore evidence-informed solutions to school improvement. For more information, visit or follow her on Twitter @kashleyenglish.

My new book, Word Power: Amplifying vocabulary instruction is out now, exploring practical ideas to Power-Up vocabulary learning in the primary classroom. For more info visit


Please note that in the event of a cancellation the following terms will be applied:

Cancellations within two weeks of the first event: 50% charge; cancellations within 48 hrs of the event/no show: 100% charge. If delegates do not attend all three days, your school will still be charged the full amount.


With-in a month of the first day of the event, or with-in a month of the event, which ever applies.

Start Date
Tuesday 8 December 2020
End Date
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Closing Date
Monday 7 December 2020
13:00 - 16:00
Maximum Places
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