Developing Independent Writers at KS3

Why should you attend?

With a firm grounding in research about the best ways to enable writing, this course explores every stage of the writing process, from generating ideas to knowing when a piece is finished. Three mini-units on different genres for you to take away will provide a basis for exploring issues, classroom strategies and good practice.

What will the course cover?

  • Building progression into your writing curriculum.
  • Understanding the writing process.
  • Support and challenge – getting the balance right at different stages and for different abilities.
  • Exploring genre – the relationship between freedom and constraint.
  • Effective feedback.


Wonderful! So many ideas to chew on.

Nasar Bhunnoo, Prendergast Ladywell Fields on ‘Teaching Writing for GCSE English Language’.

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