Articulating a Clear Vision for Reading - Event for Leaders

Thursday, 9 January 2020 - 10:00am

Join CLPE’s expert teaching team for this special event designed for Head Teachers, Deputy Heads, Senior Leaders and Literacy Leaders.

This morning briefing will support leaders in considering how the curriculum and the practice and provision for reading that happens in their schools supports children to become fluent and independent readers, reading with a greater depth of comprehension.


Power of Reading - Kirkby

Please read below for details on how to order

Enhance and develop your literacy teaching with CLPE’s flagship Power of Reading training, proven to raise children's literacy achievement.


Kirkby Collaborative of Schools is collecting expressions of interest with a view to commissioning Power of Reading training for local schools.

Please contact: Steve Dixon, Development Manager, Kirkby Collaborative of Schools

tel: 0151 477 8210 or 07711338410


Meeting the Needs of Children with English as an Additional Language

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 - 10:00am

This two day training will demonstrate the essential strategies and approaches for supporting children with English as an additional language in a rich literacy curriculum. This two day course will draw upon best practice and will give participants the confidence and skills to support children with EAL in the classroom.

Participants will gain knowledge and understanding of the stages of language acquisition and how best to support children at varying stages of language development drawing on the CLPE/Hilary Hester Scales.

Who should attend?


Power of Reading - London

Thursday, 16 January 2020 - 10:00am
This highly successful 4 day whole school training engages teachers and children in the literacy curriculum through the use of high quality books and proven teaching approaches. Schools receive book packs with associated teaching sequences, access to a resource-packed website and literacy training grounded in research.

Developing the Role of the English Subject Leader

Friday, 17 January 2020 - 10:00am

This four day course provides professional and inclusive approaches to develop a clear vision for literacy teaching across the whole school, in line with the National Curriculum. Ideal for those new to the role or existing leaders, participants will be given the tools to effectively use their knowledge and resources to improve standards of learning and achievement for all pupils across the school.

What you will learn:

This four-day course has been designed by our team of expert teachers and will cover:


Power of Pictures

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 10:00am
CLPE’s Power of Pictures programme is back with a brand new author/illustrator leading the course, Joe Todd-Stanton! Over two and a half days, participants will work with Joe and CLPE’s Learning Programmes Leader, Charlotte Hacking, to learn about the craft of picturebook making in developing children as readers and writers with a greater depth of understanding about the writing process.

Power of Reading - Newcastle

Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - 10:00am
Enhance and develop your literacy teaching with CLPE’s flagship Power of Reading training, proven to raise children's literacy achievement.

Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 10:00am

Please note that due to heavy demand this is the second set of dates for the Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum course.


Planning the Curriculum Around a Quality Text in the Early Years

Tuesday, 28 January 2020 - 10:00am

This one-day course will develop practitioner’s subject knowledge of how to build the EYFS curriculum around quality texts, carefully chosen to meet the needs and interests of children. Particular attention will be given to supporting the development of children’s language in talk and sustained shared thinking and how to support children in using and applying language across areas of learning in line with the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage.


Excellence in Literacy for NQTs: Teaching Reading

Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - 10:00am

This specialist one day course is part our Excellence in Literacy for NQTs programme, and has a focus on reading. 

What you will learn

This course provides Newly Qualified Teachers with essential subject knowledge and understanding of how to support children’s progress and development in reading. The course is highly practical and investigates ways to plan well-chosen activities to support children’s progress in all aspects of reading, using high-quality children’s literature.

What participants will receive?