Building a Literate School - London

02/03/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Please note that this conference is now past.

A One Day Literacy Conference

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

Frank Cottrell Boyce​
Carnegie Medal winning author (Millions, Cosmic, Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth)
Developing authentic readers and writers
Emyr Fairburn
Headteacher, King's Cross Academy
Shaping an effective vision for literacy
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


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

A 10% discount will apply to bookings of 10+ places, please email us if you'd like to take advantage of this.

Lower the cost of attending the conference

If like many attendees you need to arrange supply cover while you are away, we have teamed up with Zen Educate, a convenient alternative to traditional agencies, to lower the cost. London schools will be able to get £100 off their first day of supply cover.

Zen Educate

"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
King's Cross Academy
4 Wollstonecraft Street
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources