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.
The Mayor of Southwark , Councillor Catherine Rose, has chosen CLPE as one of her charities for this year.
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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Friday, 26 April 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, 29 April 2019 - 10:00am
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 - 5:30pm
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 - 9:30am
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 - 10:00am
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 project has had a huge impact in the EYFS through use of the books and teaching sequences. It has been instrumental in giving more confidence and inspiration to our teachers.
Deputy Headteacher, Power of Reading project
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
Power of Reading is an intrinsic part of our curriculum provision. Ofsted commented on visible progress and pupils’ evident love of reading.
Headteacher, Power of Reading 2016-2017
The CLPE Reading and Writing Scales could transform English pedagogy & assessment. An excellent free resource.
Dame Alison Peacock