How to Design a Richer, Deeper Primary English Curriculum

Overview of the course
  • How the mastery model can fuel progress in KS1 and KS2
  • Rethink differentiation to meet the tough demands of:
    • pupils’ needs
    • the National Curriculum
    • Ofsted
    • SATs/teacher assessment
  • Open the doors to mastery with:
    • ideas to boost original writing
    • advice on exciting reading journeys
    • quality visuals for unusual, high-class writing
    • rich literacy texts, prose and poetry, for all ages and learners

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Delivered by

Bob Cox

Bob has now delivered over 100 Osiris courses. He puts the emphasis on the wonder and scope of the text itself to stimulate creative outcomes, inspired by talented teachers. Bob presents at national and international conferences. His Opening Doors to Quality Writing series won the Educational Book Award at the Educational Resources Awards in 2017.

by Bob Cox

Verity Jones

Verity has taught in Welsh primary schools for 7 years and was Deputy Head at Ysgol Y Garn in Pembrokeshire. As a key strategic leader she has delivered training for the local authority, developing and leading an Advanced Teachers Programme as well as managing the More Able and Talented website for Wales. Her tools and teaching are firmly rooted in her classroom experience.

by Verity Jones


Principles for depth and master

How a richer English curriculum fuels progress

Adaptable methodologies in line with Ofsted’s requirements

Resources to pitch high in line with rigorous NC and SATs requirements

A full toolkit for richer English:

  • Link reading

  • Building key concepts

  • Using literature, poetry and ‘classics’ for depth, scope and exciting writing

  • Taster drafts

  • Writing to enhance reading

  • Dialogic talk

  • Learning to relish challenge

Delegates receive

  • 30 units of work across KS1 and KS2

  • Success criteria for excellence

  • Access tools

  • Effective EGPS/SPaG techniques

  • AfL strategies

  • Online post-course support

  • Delegate file including CPD certificate

Additional information


English & Literacy

Course Type

Teaching & Learning

Job Title

Literacy Co-ordinator, Subject Head, Subject Teacher

Key Stage

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Primary


18th November 2019, 25th November 2019, 3rd December 2019, 5th December 2019


Birmingham, Leeds, London, Manchester


Avonmouth House, Venue to be confirmed up to 4 weeks in advance

Presenter Bob Cox, Leah Crawford, Verity Jones


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