Drawing dramatically improves writing, particularly for children with English as an additional language (EAL) and boys who are reluctant writers according to the evaluation report of the Arts Council funded Power of Pictures project .
CLPE in partnership with the Every Child a Reader Service (part of Brighton & Hove City Council) are pleased to offer three new courses in Sussex: Inspiring Writers KS1; Inspiring Writers EYFS; and Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum.
Have you used our Reading and Writing Scales? These scales which help teachers to understand what progression looks like in reading and writing, were launched over a year ago. Take part in our survey so we can find out how they are being used.
Inspired by the publication of The Huntress: Sea by Sarah Driver and its remarkable heroine Mouse, CLPE have produced a booklist of Females in Fantasy Fiction to celebrate other great female characters in fantasy fiction. See if your own favourite is included.
Our Poetryline website has been highly commended in this year’s prestigious Education Resources Awards 2017 in the Free Educational Category. CLPE was also shortlisted for our Power of Reading training and website.
In the spirit of International Women's Day, CLPE staff have chosen their favourite books for younger readers featuring independent female characters such as Pippi Longstocking, Katie Morag, Anna Hibiscus and many more.