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About the Conference

The Oxfordshire Gaining Momentum (OGM) Dissemination Conference 2016 showcased some of the inspirational approaches that have been refined in seventeen secondary schools. Throughout the programme, schools managed to transform their schools through a holistic focus on language and literacy.

The conference took place on Monday 27 June and was attended by representative from schools, local authorities, charities and county Councillors. Thank you to all those who attended. Particular thanks goes to; Harper Collins, Paul Clayton (Director of NATE), North Oxfordshire Academy, King Alfred's Academy, Henry Box School, The Cooper School,  Bartholomew School and Gosford Hill School. 

Resources and Presentations 

Rebecca shared how The Cooper School approached OGM and developed an across-curriculum literacy working group

Kate and Natalie shared their method for learning language through games. 

Alice's High 5 helps students to read texts. The strategies not only help with decoding, but also with comprehension and inference  

Connor Brown shares his strategies for teaching writing 

Programme Evaluation 

Clem Pabion and Anne Teravainen shared their initial findings on the impact of the Oxfordshire Gaining Momentum programme. 

OGM impact presentation [PowerPoint)

The final report was published in August 2016 and shows some great outcomes for schools!

Access report here


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