Success at GCSE English (Grades 9-5)

Ensure success at GCSE English (9-5). Feel secure in what top-grade teaching looks like and how this translates into pupil progress.

  • Explore GCSE Language & Literature content and improve subject knowledge
  • Understand the barriers to learning and the impact on teaching
  • Learn how planning and feedback are essential to securing progress
  • Discover new ways to monitor and report progress in English
  • Take away tried and tested teaching ideas to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in reading and writing
  • Capture the imagination of learners with challenging content
  • Know how to intervene with maximum impact
  • Feel secure in what is meant by ‘outstanding achievement in English’- Grade 8-9
  • Use comparative marking techniques to moderate across grades 9-5
  • Recognise success in English and the importance of progress over time

There is a particular focus on reading C19th texts, Poetry inc. the unseen and Modern Day texts for GCSE Language and Literature papers.

Delegates will leave with a deeper understanding of how to secure progress and attainment for all learners.

Presenter profile

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Mia Sneyd is an Educational Consultant and teacher-trainer, specialising in English, Literacy and Teaching and Learning. She has over ten years’ teaching experience, including Advanced-Skills Teacher status and senior leadership experience. As an examiner, Mia knows what is needed to secure success, and continues to deliver a range of national courses, bespoke training and school improvement priorities.

Feedback from teachers on Mia's course

Clear, engaging and knowledgeable - a fantastic course.
Really inspiring course. The best English course I’ve ever been on!
Excellent training - very knowledgeable.
Mia has an engaging manner and great style.

Cost: £165 per delegate which includes lunch and resources; £199 for 2 teachers from the same school

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