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Learning Alliance

Year 1 Conference

This event will take place between 9:30am and 3:30pm on 21/01/2020.

Location: KingsGate Conference Centre, Peterborough PE1 4YT

  • A morning session delivered by Lyanne Young, looking at the ‘FANTASTIC FOUNDATIONS’ approach (  The FANTASTICS are a key component of Jane Considine’s systems for teaching reading and writing to primary aged pupils.  The session explores ways that practitioners can use the FANTASTICS to develop a language rich environment, and how these can be used to effectively support the development of comprehension skills and written composition in Year 1.
  • An afternoon session reviewing the Year 1 Phonics Screening Test 2019, and the sharing of effective strategies which will support the development of these skills in 2020.
  • An afternoon session moderating writing, reading and maths across the different academies and regions (evidence expectations information will be shared by the end of the Autumn Term).