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Power of Reading at Hope Primary

 
CLPE's successful Power of Reading training programme has supported thousands of schools in raising engagement and attainment in reading and writing for all children. 
 
View this video to see the impact Power of Reading has had at Hope Primary in Knowsley.  
 
 
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Is your school a Power of Reading school yet?

You can access Power of Reading and our carefully selected children's books through our training programme or online membership. Find out about impact and implementation through our Associate Schools

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Membership

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Sign up for an annual membership and select from over 220 teaching plans covering EYFS to KS3 and over 1000 examples of classroom practice examples that show how teachers have used these teaching materials. The resources will guide creative teaching across subject areas.

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Training

About Power of Reading training

The Power of Reading and Closing the Vocabulary Gap in the Early Years have raised children's literacy achievement with over 5000 teachers trained. In 2019-20 we are offering training in regions across the country. Teachers on the training receive 16 carefully chosen children's books and whole school membership to the Power of Reading website for 12 months.

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Power of Reading Associate Schools

Meet our Power of Reading Associate Schools

Our Power of Reading Associate Schools are a group of carefully selected schools that have demonstrated a whole school commitment, to delivering their English Curriculum through our flagship Power of Reading training.

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Upcoming Training

Teaching Reading in Years 3/4

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 - 10:00am

Inspiring Writing KS1 - Manchester

Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - 10:00am

Literacy Library Presents...Unsung Stories

Thursday, 30 April 2020 - 6:00pm

Inspiring Writing - Years 5/6

Monday, 4 May 2020 - 10:00am

Power of Reading 2020-21 Information Event

Tuesday, 5 May 2020 - 10:00am

  • CLPE training has had a transformational effect on the engagement of our children in reading and writing.

    Headteacher, 2017

  • The CLPE Reading and Writing Scales could transform English pedagogy & assessment. An excellent free resource.

    Dame Alison Peacock

  • 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 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