Is your school a Power of Reading school yet?

CLPE's highly successful Power of Reading training programme has supported thousands of schools in raising engagement and attainment in reading and writing for all pupils. This website has teaching sequences for over 200 children's books for all year groups in the primary phase as well as more than 1000 practice examples. To access the resources you need to have a subscription. Schools participating in the training programme automatically receive a subscription. 
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Plan your literacy curriculum using our comprehensive teaching sequences for all primary age groups

Subscription to the Power of Reading gives your school access to 200 teaching sequences and 1000s of examples of classroom practice.

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Buy membership to the Power of Reading website

Sign up for an annual membership and select from over 200 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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Did you know we also offer Power of Reading training?

The Power of Reading and Power of Reading in the Early Years have raised children's literacy achievement for 14 years 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.

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  • 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

  • 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

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

    Headteacher, 2017

  • The Power of Pictures provides great classroom activities. We are thrilled with the development of our children’s writing.

    Literacy Leader