Power of Reading - Cambridgeshire

16/11/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
01/02/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
29/03/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
28/06/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

To book, visit the Peterborough Learning Partnership website

The venue is the Marriott Hotel, Huntingdon

The Power of Reading and Power of Reading in the Early Years from CLPE are proven to raise children's literacy achievement. Established for 13 years, over 4500 teachers have taken part in the training which enhances teachers’ knowledge of quality literature and develops their ability to use it creatively in the classroom.

This 4 day course includes:

  • 4 full day INSET sessions designed by our highly experienced team of teachers 
  • Free place for headteacher or senior leader on the first and last days of the training
  • 2 packs of carefully chosen children's books (20 books per teacher) and selected associated teaching resources
  • An audit of classroom literacy provision and support to develop a whole school approach to reading and writing
  • Children's book groups to increase enthusiasm for quality literature and understanding of how to share this in the classroom
  • A subscription to a resource-packed website hosting over 200 teaching sequences for EYFS to KS2, explanations of our teaching approaches and over 1500 examples of good practice
  • An introduction to CLPE Reading and Writing Scales to help teachers strengthen formative assessment, understand the journey toward becoming literate and support progress for every child
  • Opportunities to meet leading children's writers including Philip Gross, Bethan Woolvin, Linda Newbery, Piers Torday and Chitra Soundar

The Power of Reading meets all requirements of the National Curriculum.


Bringing the Power of Reading project to you

We can deliver the project to groups of schools in a local area. For more information about commissioning a local project please contact Gwyneth Dear, Business Development Manager .

For further information please contact:

Gwyneth Dear, CLPE Business Development Manager by email: [email protected] or
Tel: 020 7902 2295.

"Everybody in my class is enjoying and responding to the texts. It is a totally inclusive way of teaching English. The whole school now uses PoR to teach English."

Year 2 teacher, Buckden Primary School, Peterborough - PoR training 2017-18

“Positive impact on reading in my class – excitement and wanting to read more. Our SATs (mock) results have improved since September – February (2018). Best Y6 cohort who are motivated to read” 

Year 6 teacher Spalding Parish C of E Day School, Peterborough PoR training 2017-18
Marriott Hotel, Hinchingbrooke Business Park
Kingfisher Way
PE29 6FL
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources