Showcase Event

New Wave English Hub will be hosting a Showcase Event on Thursday 2 December 2021, 9am-2.30pm. If eligible, schools can claim up to £160 in costs to attend. 

Schools can join to: 

  • witness best practice phonics teaching in action and gain support choosing an accredited SSP programme
  • learn how to access funding and support from the English Hub programme
  • understand how best to prepare for Ofsted's early reading expectations 
  • be inspired by our expert speakers

Criteria for selecting target schools:

  • Lower than average percentage of pupils meeting the expected standard in the Phonics Screening Check (2019 PSC expected standard is 82%);
  • A higher than average proportion of pupils reading below age-related expectations;
  • A higher than average proportion of children eligible for pupil premium (2020/21 the pupil premium national average is 22.3%)
  • Ofsted judgement of Requires Improvement or Inadequate; a high proportion of groups considered hard to reach, such as EAL, FSM, travellers, etc.; schools referred by local partners (e.g. NLEs, RSCs, LAs, Opportunity Area teams).

Two of the above criteria must be met. 

For more information, you can download the flyer.