Our programme is not yet quite finalised however we think this draft is 99% there. Do use it to plan your day but do be aware that due to causes beyond our control some aspects of the day may be changed.

Oxford Reading Spree
09:00 – 9:30 Registration Tea/Coffee
09:30 – 9:35 EF Welcome
09:35 – 9:50 Simon Smith: A Passion for Reading
09:50 – 10:10 Mary Myatt: Making the Case for  Demanding Texts
10:10 – 10:35 Andrew Moffat: The ‘No Outsiders’ Approach
10:35 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 12:05 Mat Tobin: An Introduction to Picturebook Codes
12:05 – 12:15 Circulation
12:15 – 13:00 Lunch Group 1 Workshop Choices 1
Rhoda Wilson: Guided Reading with the whole Class
Darren Chetty: ‘Whiteness and Children’s Fiction: Reflections on Reflections.’
Meet the Author: Piers Torday Chris Smith: Storytelling Schools: integrating oracy, literacy and creativity across the school.
Sue Cowley: Be an Author
13:00 – 13:10 Circulation
13:10 – 13:55 Lunch Group 2 Workshop Choices 2
Mini Grey: Making books with anyone, any age
 Sam Keeley: Reading Gladiators, An Approach to Supporting Higher Attaining Readers. Cath Hogan: The Story Museum: Creating a Story Environment in the Classroom
Andrew Moffat: The No Outsiders Approach
Simon Knight Prerequisites for reading
13:55 – 14:05 Circulation
14:05 – 15:10 Open Space Discussion Groups
15:10 – 15:30 Nick Swarbrick: Books and Parents in the Early Years/Foundation Stage
15:30 – 15:50 Martin Galway: Reading is a Many Splendored Thing
15:50 – 16:35 Mary Roche: Developing Critical Thinking through Picturebooks
16:35 – 16:40 EF : Thanks
16:40 – 17:30 Stands and Bookshop Open
17:30 Conference Close