Building a Literate School - Bristol

24/05/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

A One Day Literacy Conference. - please note that this conference is now past

A 10% discount will apply to bookings of 10+ places, email us to find out more.

Develop a whole school ethos for quality English provision that ensures progress. At our one day conference you will:

  • Hear about best practice in literacy teaching and learning
  • Shape your school’s vision for literacy from Early Years to Year 6
  • Explore recent research and best practice for effective literacy teaching 

Keynote Speakers

Tom McLaughlin 
Author and illustrator of The Story Machine and the Captain Buckleboots series.

Louise Johns-Shepherd
Chief Executive, CLPE
Literacy teaching: What We Know Works

Charlotte Hacking and Farrah Serroukh
Learning Programmes Leaders, CLPE
Planning for Progress in your setting

Clare Robinson
Headteacher of Oasis Academy
Shaping an Effective Vision for Literacy



Delegates can choose 2 workshops from those below, focused on translating vision into effective practice

The Role of Rhyme and Song in Literacy Development

Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Spelling in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Grammar and Vocabulary in a Rich Reading Curriculum

Best Practice in Literacy from Early Years to Year 6

"Really inspiring – Helped to clarify my thinking on literacy strategically and day-to-day"

Building a Literate School Attendee, London

"The workshops were really good – very helpful, well structured and reflective." 

Building a Literate School Attendee, London

"At a time of teacher crisis and with difficulties in recruiting and retaining staff, CLPE bring back what teaching is about. My teachers are bursting with enthusiasm and creativity which they've passed on to the children and other teachers."

Headteacher, 2017
Engineers’ House
The Promenade, Clifton Down
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources
  • CLPE Reading and Writing Scales