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Infusing Rich Vocabulary throughout the Primary Curriculum

Vocabulary breadth and depth are two of the most important factors in helping pupils to understand what they read and to express themselves as mature, sophisticated learners.


The challenge is immense: pupils need to learn and become fluent in at least 570 word families during their time in formal education so that they can understand the mature language used in high-quality academic texts and express themselves as ‘articulate

This exciting new course from Alex Bedford will help you to in-fuse rich and sophisticated vocabulary from EYFS to Year 6 into all areas of the curriculum. This is a research-based course where Alex will present you with evidence gathered by cognitive scientists and vocabulary development researchers over many years.


About the Trainer: Alex Bedford
Alex is a member of the Chris Quigley team. He has extensive experience as a head teacher, leading adviser for school improvement local authorities and as a literacy consultant.

100% of delegates who attended the 2018 INSET day run by Alex said that the session was “very well run, informative and useful.”
”..very informative—one of the best INSET days I have
“..feel excited about trying ideas– all very relevant and
refreshing. Great ideas to take away!”.
”..this was a fabulous day—really interesting, practical and

Booking Information

Cost £50 per delegate.
(10% reduction for more than 10 delegates per school booking)
(includes lunch)

Please complete the attached booking form and return to

03 Sep 2019 09:15 - 15:15

Downland Teaching Alliance
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Date and Time

03 Sep 2019 09:15 - 15:15


The Downs School


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