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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Friday, 11 January 2019 - 10:00am
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 - 10:00am
Thursday, 17 January 2019 - 10:00am
Monday, 21 January 2019 - 4:30pm
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 10:00am
We have launched a campaign to help schools to access our Power of Reading resources.
CLPE staff (and their children) have chosen their favourite children's books of 2018.
The Power of Pictures provides great classroom activities. We are thrilled with the development of our children’s writing.
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
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
CLPE training has had a transformational effect on the engagement of our children in reading and writing.
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