The Plymouth Oracy Project Week of Wonder – June 2020 – Block booking discount

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Block Discount - Oracy Week of Wondershow details + £300.00 (GBP)  

  • Block Discount- The Plymouth Oracy Project Week of Wonder - June 2020
    22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020
    4:00 pm

The Plymouth Oracy Project Week of Wonder – June 2020

The Plymouth Oracy Project are delighted to announce the first Week of Wonder in the city of Plymouth, bringing national speakers and support to the city, as well as showcasing the excellent Oracy practice happening in schools. We would like to invite schools to join us for this exciting week of CPD by either taking advantage of the block booking offer (where different staff can attend each event) or by booking onto events separately. 


Provider  Outline  Arrangements  Audience  Price 
The Economist The Economist Foundation is an independent charity that leverages the journalistic expertise of  The Economist newspaper. This session will explore ‘News Literacy’ through Oracy and provide practical resources and ideas for developing discussion within the classroom and beyond. 

Monday 22nd June 

4.00 – 5.30pm 

Douglass House 

KS2/3/4 Teachers Free
PTSA The Plymouth Oracy Project Teach Meet 

Oracy Champions and Leaders across schools in Plymouth will showcase an aspect of successful Oracy practice that can be used effectively in schools. This is supported by Oxford University Press and their Word Gap project.

Tuesday 23rd June 

4.00 – 5.30pm

Douglass House 

Primary School Teachers  Free
Michael Rosen Michael Rosen is one of Britain’s best loved writers and performance poets for children and adults and will be supporting the development of Oracy in Plymouth. 

Micheal will deliver a keynote address on the importance and power of Oracy followed by a one  hour workshop on the power of poetry and Oracy in the classroom. 

Michael will also be available for book signings from 12.30pm.

Please note: each delegate should bring a book of poetry and a photocopy of a poem suitable for children with them on the day.

Wednesday 24th June

12.30 – 3.30pm 

High View Primary  

Primary School Teachers/ 

Oracy Leaders

School 21 Oli De Botton – Designing a High Expectations Curriculum This full day will explore the holistic philosophy of the wider curriculum and ‘Zoom In/ Zoom Out’ on current curriculum needs. It is a day of intellectual and practical pursuit that will support leaders to upskill staff on creating a knowledge rich curriculum, fit for purpose for all learners.  This will provide practical support and opportunities and will also showcase how Oracy has a key role to play within the curriculum.

Thursday 25th June 

9.30am – 3.30pm 

High View Primary

HTs/ SLT/  Oracy Leaders  £120
Oli De Botton – Big Ideas for Education and Oracy 

This twilight will be filled with practical ideas for delivering Oracy and how this can enhance the whole curriculum, using the ‘Big Ideas’ of education.

Thursday 25th June 

4.00 – 5.30pm 

High View Primary

All Teachers £50
Oracy Cambridge Neil Mercer and Lyn Dawes from Oracy Cambridge will be delivering a session exploring the most up to date research on Oracy, exploratory talk and how this can be used to improve teaching and learning in your school. Lyn will explore her extensive work on Talking Points and Thinking Together to ensure delegates have practical activities to use in their classrooms.

Friday 26th June

1.00 – 4.00pm 

Mayflower Community Academy

All Teachers

Oracy Leaders 


We have a limited number of discounted, block booking places available for £300 (saving £40). To take

advantage of this discount please book Here