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Outstanding Teaching of Grammar

Outstanding Teaching of Grammar will increase your subject knowledge and equip your staff with the tools to become outstanding teachers of grammar. Our INSET days are available in-school, via livestream, or delivered with a blend of an on-demand recorded training course (of your choice) followed by time with our consultant in person or via a live link.

  • Will help preparation for the SPAG test
  • Practical and informative
  • Achievable ways to engage and inspire
  • Ideas to help contextualise grammar

About this INSET

This grammar INSET training for primary teachers is packed full of high impact games and strategies that will help you enhance your children’s grammatical knowledge and confidence in using language. 

This training also now includes examples from the 2017 Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling SATs papers, together with approaches and activities that will nurture the skills children need. 

  • Learn how to improve confidence and enjoyment of grammar amongst your children
  • Discover strategies to embed grammar within the context of purposeful reading and writing
  • Explore ways to help your children expand their own toolkit for creativity and precision with language
  • Ensure that you have a range of simple, easy to explain definitions of grammar terms at your fingertips, with active, collaborative games to practise each one

Return to your classroom with confidence in your own grammatical knowledge and full of new, creative ideas and strategies to accelerate your children’s progress and prepare them for the GPS test.


This course is appropriate for primary schools.

  • English and Literacy Leaders
  • Teachers & TAs - EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2) 
  • Senior Leadership Team 

Download a one-page overview of this INSET

What teachers say

"Interesting and energetic delivery. Superb subject knowledge and met all key stage needs." Emily Rushton, Literacy Co-ordinator, St John's Primary School

"The trainer brought grammar and punctuation to life on the last friday of a hectic half-term! The focus on practical, hands on challenges that do not rely on hours of preperation was spot on. A great day - thank you" Jo Wiseman, Headteacher, St Peters CE Primary School

"Wide variety of games that will engage children and allow them to apply their knowledge, understanding and skills to a range of contexts." Kelly Barker, Phase Leader, Court Lane Infant School

How this works for your school

One of our friendly Literacy Consultants would be happy to come to your school to deliver this INSET training.  

  • Our Consultant would contact you to discuss your focus for the training 
  • We would tailor the content according to your specific needs 
  • Each member of your team would receive their own resource pack

Our INSET price varies depending on the number of staff attending. You may choose to open the training up to your Teaching Assistants and have a whole staff training experience. Or, you may wish to aim the training simply at your teaching staff.

Whatever you choose, we would ensure that our training targets all staff attending and that your staff receive an inspiring and engaging session. Please fill out the enquiry form below if you wish to find out more and receive a quote.

Contact Us

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