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    Back on Track: English packages support English Subject Leaders and teachers to prepare for the effective delivery of the English curriculum upon wider school opening, ensuring that key skills are prioritised and taught within rich and engaging contexts. 

    Packages include training and resources with an option for additional consultancy.


    Seven pre-recorded training sessions are included in the packages.

    Leadership training CPD (for English Subject Leaders) 

    Approximately one-hour pre-recorded webinar session available from 13th July.

    This CPD session is designed for English Subject Leaders and includes information about the full suite of resources for each year group and how these should be used. This training session also offers a detailed outline of the thinking underpinning this offer, ensuring that Subject Leaders understand the scope and intention of the support package. 

    Year group training CPD (individual sessions for each of years 1-6)  

    Approximately 60 minute pre-recorded webinar sessions available from 28th July.  

    These CPD sessions include information about the suite of resources for the specified year group and how these should be used. They also contain key additional information relevant to each year group. 

    Back on Track: English resources

    Sample documents

    1. Generic Progress Pathway (137kb/pdf)
    2. Year 1 Focused English Plan - 1 (365kb/pdf)
    3. Year 2 Focused English Plan  - 3 (367kb/pdf)
    4. Year 6 Focused English Plan  - 1 (337kb/pdf)

    Package details

    Schools with an English SLA contract in place for 2020-21, may use part of this (up to 1.5 days) to offset the cost of the Back on Track: English package.

    Package 1

      Standard price Schools using existing English SLA contract days
    Training and resources £1,235 £255
    Training and resources (infant and middle schools) £530 £120

    Package 2

      Standard price
    Training, resources plus two half day consultancy sessions £1,885
    Training, resources plus two half day consultancy sessions (infant and middle schools) £1,180

    The universal catch-up premium for 2020 to 2021* can be used to access the Back on Track support packages.

    It is also possible to purchase two of the subject knowledge CPD suites from within the packages separately:

    See separate pages for details.

    Please note that schools with a 2020-21 SLA contract cannot use part of this to offset the cost of these Back on Track packages.

    Purchase the Back on Track: English packages

    You may wish to watch this brief 47 second film clip, which shows an example of some of the content of the Phase 2-4 Phonics training, which comes as part of the BoT English package.

    * “Schools have the flexibility to spend their [universal catch-up] funding in the best way for their cohort and circumstances.” DfE Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) catch-up premium (20/7/20)

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