Save the date! Words and Wisdom – April 27th 3.30 to 5.30 pm Wood Green

STOP PRESS! Words and Wisdom: a FREE conference for schools and Patrons of Reading in Haringey. Wood Green (venue TBC). Thursday April 27 – 3.30/4.00* to 5.30 pm. BOOK NOW!

Sign up now and learn how teachers, librarians, authors and storytellers can work together to improve outcomes for children and young people in our dynamic borough. Our focus in this event will be on the current challenges of teaching writing – and the inspiring local resources available to help us.

Words and Wisdom is organised by Patron of Reading: Haringey Chapter, with the support of Spread the Word writer development agency and Big Green Bookshop Education CIC

Admission is free to all Haringey teachers, librarians and other staff from schools or other organisations within the local authority. There is a small charge for delegates from outside the borough.

Programme highlights:

  • Haringey Patrons of Reading (authors and storytellers) share the successful strategies they use to support reading for pleasure and literacy teaching in schools across Haringey.
  • Haringey teachers (secondary and primary) present responses to current challenges in literacy teaching, focusing on creative writing at GCSE and at the primary/ secondary transition, and on the importance of reading for pleasure.
  • Inspiring keynote speakers (TBC)
  • Practical networking opportunities.

*school-focused content starts at 4.00pm