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Raising Standards in English - Preparing for the New Curriculum


Published by Naomi Wood for Capita Conferences in Education and also in Central Government, Local Government

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A One Day National Conference

Raising Standards in English - Preparing for the New Curriculum

Tuesday 24th June 2014 – Newcastle

Chaired by Bethan Marshall, Chair, National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

With the new English curriculum for Key Stages 1-4 due for implementation from this September, now is the time for schools to prepare for the changes ahead. This national Raising Standards in English Conference is ideally timed to provide guidance on ensuring progress in English during this period of transition.

Tailored primary and secondary streams offer practical and transferable learning. Expert speakers discuss ways of ensuring a whole-school commitment to the delivery of a creative curriculum in order to drive up standards in English and help schools prepare for the implementation of the new curriculum from September.

Expert Speakers include:                                                 


  • Keynote Address: Patricia Metham HMI, National Lead for English, Ofsted
  • Ben Johnson, Assistant Headteacher and Nicola Dolan, Head of English,
    Bishop Barrington School
  • Caroline Tetley, Headteacher, Cheviot Primary School
  • Dr David Waugh, Senior Teaching Fellow, PGCE, Primary Programme Director, School of Education, Durham University
  • Calvin Kipling, Headteacher and Tina Gray, Accelerated Reader Coordinator, Darlington School of Mathematics and Science


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Or contact: Naomi Wood –  


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