Welcome to The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education
The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is a charity working to improve literacy in primary schools. Our work raises the achievement of children by helping schools to teach literacy creatively and effectively, putting quality children’s literature at the heart of all learning.
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Corebooks helps primary schools choose the very best children’s literature for their school or classroom libraries
The Power of Reading supports schools in raising engagement and attainment in reading and writing for all pupils
Poetryline supports the teaching of poetry in primary schools with teaching resources and films from award winning poets
The Power of Pictures develops teachers understanding of how illustration can raise children’s achievement in literacy
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Developing higher order reading skills in readers of all ages (Deepening Subject Knowledge in Reading)
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 - 1:30pm
Chartered College Teacher Twilight – The Power of Poetry: Engaging and developing children as writers
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 5:30pm
Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 - 10:00am
On Thursday 8th March, the CLPE, alongside thousands of teachers and children across the UK, celebrated World Book Day.
I’ve led English for 9 years and I’ve still learnt something new in each session. The best course I’ve ever been on
Progress and Achievement in Reading training participant
The Power of Pictures provides great classroom activities. We are thrilled with the development of our children’s writing.
Children’s writing has developed immensely and progress has accelerated. Our children now love reading and approach writing bursting with ideas and confidence.
Headteacher, Power of Reading Project 2016-17
The CLPE Reading and Writing Scales could transform English pedagogy & assessment. An excellent free resource.
Dame Alison Peacock
CLPE training has had a transformational effect on the engagement of our children in reading and writing.