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Inference Training

Inference training AKA Detective Time

Detective time is a 40 minute workshop that aims to help your children better understand what it is they are reading.  Although the focus is mainly on inference and ‘detecting’ the hidden meaning behind the words and stories, this intervention is also designed to develop and improve many important skills, such as;




Background knowledge

Asking questions




These will combine to help your child become an expert reading detective.




“I can understand a lot more of what I’m reading.”

-Year 4 pupil.


“With great reading, comes great responsibility!”

-Year 6 pupil.


“I have discovered hidden things in my reading that nobody else has found.”

-Year 5 pupil