Oue free expert webinar 'Supreme Spellings for the Primary age-range' on Thursday April 2020 will be delivered by Alexandra Charalambous.

Target audience

  • Teachers of pupils in KS1, KS2 and KS3.

    Webinar Description

    This webinar builds on the knowledge of phonics into the effective teaching of spelling. The course will focus on supporting the continuity of the teaching and learning of literacy skills as pupils progress through Key Stage 2 and 3 and offers an insight into how we learn to spell effectively. Ideas and strategies for making spelling fun and engaging will be explored.

    Learning Outcomes

    • To develop your understanding of morphological knowledge;
    • To understand what pupils need to know to be effective spellers;
    • To provide strategies and ideas to support the teaching of spelling.
    • Presenter Biography

      Alexandra is a teacher trainer, university lecturer and voice expert. Her expertise is in coaching both new and experienced teachers on how to deliver high-quality phonics teaching. She has over ten years’ classroom teaching experience and has worked with the British Dyslexia Association and the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre. To develop the spoken language and imaginations of KS1 and KS2 pupils and enliven her literacy lessons, Alexandra uses drama techniques. To help practitioners to develop stronger and more effective vocal abilities, Alexandra uses a range of exercises and also offers advice on maintaining a healthy voice throughout a teaching career. Her engaging interactive style ensures those who attend her workshops not only acquire a ‘better voice’, but also a wealth of ideas on how to use their most ‘powerful tool’.