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Upper Key Stage Two Reading for Pleasure – Online Course – Wednesday 2nd October 10am-11.30am


Reading for Pleasure for Year Five and Six

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This informative and practical course is designed to support Year 5 and 6 teachers, Key Stage Two Phase Leaders, HLTAs, teaching assistants and school leaders. The aim is to examine the importance of reading for pleasure, sharing a selection of high-quality texts to inspire and motivate. The training will explore the importance of careful text selection, ensuring a broad and rich reading diet, and how to promote reading for pleasure.

This course is led by Jenni Sadler – Jen is an experienced teacher, who has taught in both Key Stage 1 and 2. Working as part of the The Teach Hub team, she delivers training courses, offers support to school as well as works as a writing moderator. In addition, Jen is working part-time in a school, re-writing and developing their English curriculum and supporting staff to implement these changes.

Course Content

  • Planning the Y5 and 6 reading curriculum in line with the National Curriculum expectations
  • Information about high-quality texts to use
  • Exploring reading for pleasure
  • Examining how to achieve breadth and richness to children’s reading diet

We have included resources, including some from other websites/authors, to support the teaching of reading. These resources have been found useful by teachers on our training courses and all authors are all acknowledged as far as possible.  Please let us know if you feel anything needs amending.

Discounts can be given via school invoice for bookings of 5+. Please email: