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Vocabulary Explosion: More Ideas for Excellence in Vocabulary Acquisition

Ofsted’s new approach is looking for unprecedented levels of foundation subject vocabulary, and this is being part-tested through the Y6 reading SATs. How well-equipped are you to meet this challenge? This is our second short course on vocabulary acquisition and provides even more ideas for achieving whole-school excellence in this subject.

  • Suggest practical strategies for teachers
  • Link to subject progression
  • Provide ideas for whole-school planning for vocabulary
  • School-wide licence for everyone at your school
1 hour
Access For
30 Days
£99.00 + VAT

About this course

This on-demand short course costs just £99+VAT for a school-wide licence, providing 30 days access to every member of staff in your school.

For further information on how to purchase this training, please take a look at the 'About on-demand training' section below.

Course overview:

Ofsted’s new Inspection Framework places a great emphasis on vocabulary: its acquisition, retention, and sophistication of use. This provides a challenge for children, especially those from more disadvantaged backgrounds.

This is our second short course on vocabulary acquisition and will:

  • Give you dozens of practical vocabulary strategies;
  • Suggest how to move children towards conceptual nuance in their vocabulary 
  • Outline whole-school approaches, and;
  • Link vocabulary to subject context and progression.


  • Headteachers, SLT and English Coordinators
  • Class teachers and TAs
  • EYFS, KS1 and KS2

About on-demand training

The school-wide licence for this short course costs just £99+VAT and provides access to every member of staff at your school.

By purchasing this on-demand training:

  • The course will be made available to every member of staff in your school to watch for a period of 30 days.
  • Every member of staff in your school can log in independently from home or wherever they are.
  • Your team can watch the training at a time that suits them - on-demand - and will be able to pause or rewind to review sections.

How to purchase:

To buy a school-wide licence for this short course, please click one of the 'Add To Basket' buttons below and complete the checkout process to place your order. You will receive an automated email with further instructions on how to provide access to the rest of the staff at your school.

£99.00 + VAT