With shrinking school budgets, you need to know that you are getting value for money. That's where English With Ease can help you.

Our flexible training allows both face-to-face sessions (whole day and twilight options) or for schools who don't want to pay expenses, why not try our live webinars? All your team need to do is log in to their bespoke session and go from there.

Participants will receive the training materials, a workbook to record their notes and a certificate for their CPD file, making organising INSET days easier than ever.


Available training

[expand title="Grammar 101"]

Everything you need to know about grammar including parts of speech, vocabulary, sentence structure, punctuation and tense. This training is 6 hours long and can be booked as a whole day session, twilights or live webinars.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Recognise, define and use different parts of speech
  • Have practical strategies to develop vocabulary
  • Explore the effects of different sentence structures and their uses across a range of text types
  • Accurately use and teach punctuation
  • Understand how to teach tense in an engaging way

The course includes:

  • A digital copy of the Big Book of Grammar Teaching
  • Parts of speech posters
  • Grammar Gang characters
  • Hilarious Headlines game
  • The Great Vocabulary Challenge
  • Astounding Adverbs
  • Definition Bingo
  • Subordinate Conjunctions spinner

Whole school price: £300

[expand title="Reading for life"]

Instruction on how to teach different reading skills including inference, deduction, prediction, information retrieval, language analysis and structural awareness.

Reading for enjoyment: Guidance for choosing suitable texts as well as a programme to use in school.

The course includes Text Detectives and Mind the Gap (reading for enjoyment).

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Teach different skills effectively
  • Differentiate appropriately
  • Use whole school methods to reduce planning and make the most out of your reading block
  • Promote new authors and encourage individuals on their reading journey

This course is 1 hour 30 minutes and is available as a live webinar.
Whole school price: £60


[expand title="Subject leader"]

From auditing knowledge, skills and resources to implementing lasting changes in marking and assessment, this course will give new subject leaders the tools they need to be an effective leader.

This course includes:

  • A digital copy of The Big Book of Grammar Teaching
  • Auditing forms
  • Lesson drop in and observation templates
  • Assessment for learning tools
  • Self-evaluation forms
  • Long term strategy templates

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Identify the areas of strength and weakness in your teams
  • Plan short, medium and long term strategies
  • Evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses and plan for self-development
  • Organise training sessions within your school
  • Analyse exam/test performance

The course is four hours long and costs £90. It is available as twilight sessions or live webinars.

[expand title="Intervention that works"]

Intervention that works

Suitable for teaching assistants, 1-2-1 teachers and intervention teachers, this course will give your support staff all of the knowledge they need to plan, teach and assess.

This course includes:

  • A digital copy of the Big Book of Grammar Teaching
  • Grammar Gang characters
  • Definition Bingo
  • Spelling Snakes and Ladders
  • Spelling Battleships
  • Hilarious Headlines
  • The Great Vocabulary Games
  • Astounding Adverbs
  • Text Detectives
  • Homophone Dominoes
  • Planning forms

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Plan for a range of students and abilities
  • Use Assessment for Learning strategies to show progress
  • Implement practical games and workshops that will ensure children reach their potential
  • Understand how to stretch the more able
  • Have a bank of resources that can be used at a moment's notice.

Whole school price: £150 for the 3 hour session


[expand title="Parts of speech self-study course"]
Parts of speech self-study course

If you want a self-study course, then why not try our Parts of Speech course.

Are your students bored learning about grammar? Have you lost your passion for literacy teaching? Then this course is for you. Gone are the worksheets; replace them with fun games that will help your students understand how sentences are constructed.

By the end of the course you should be able to:

  • recognise different parts of speech
  • define parts of speech in a concise way
  • apply practical activities in a classroom setting
  • plan opportunities to extend students' knowledge of parts of speech
  • use formative assessment to show students' progress

This course will give you the confidence to teach parts of speech and analyse the effect of their usage in a sentence. It will provide you with games and resources so that you are able to start using your new knowledge immediately.

This course is currently HALF PRICE! Instead of paying £50 you can pay just £25.

The course includes:

Parts of speech posters
Grammar Gang characters
Grammar planning document
Critical thinking cards
Hilarious Headlines game
Astounding Adverbs
Definition Bingo
Subordinate Conjunctions spinner
The course will give you access to 8 instructional videos and 25 downloads.

Yes, I want to be a grammar guru! Join today.



Travel expenses will be added for face-to-face training. For more information or to book a training session, call Jill on 07966 351422 or email jill@englishwithease.org