Power of Reading - Norfolk

08/10/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
11/02/2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
21/04/2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
30/06/2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

This project has been commissioned by the Viscount Nelson Education Network CIC. Cost is £1450 ( £950 for additional attendees). 

To book: please email Nania Poulson Project Manager, Viscount Nelson Education Network.

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

This 4 day training programme uses high quality children’s literature and creative teaching approaches to engage teachers and children in the literacy curriculum, supporting schools to nurture a whole school love of reading and writing. Now in its 15th year, the Power of Reading has raised achievement in over 4000 schools and worked with 5000 teachers nationally, with 98% of teachers reporting the programme improved children’s engagement in reading and 97% reporting an improvement in children’s writing.

What you will learn:

This 4 day course is underpinned by extensive research and has been designed by our highly experienced team of teachers who bring their professional knowledge and teaching experience to the Power of Reading training. This training meets all requirements of the National Curriculum and will cover:

  • Choosing high-quality children’s literature
  • Reading for Pleasure
  • The importance of reading aloud
  • The reading environment             
  • An opportunity to listen to and meet a leading children’s author/illustrator
  • Storytelling and drama
  • Exploring the development of language and narrative
  • Developing fictional narratives
  • Reading skills and strategies
  • Exploring non-fiction
  • The importance of poetry.

What participants will receive?

As well as 4 full days training, all participants will receive two Power of Reading book packs one containing 12 tried and tested high-quality children’s books, appropriate to their year group with accompanying teaching plans, and one containing 4 titles to develop participants knowledge and understanding of children’s literature. All texts are chosen by the CLPE teaching team. Participants will also have whole school access to our Power of Reading subscription for 12 months which hosts over 200 detailed planning sequences for Early Years to Year 7 as well as 1500 examples of how teachers have implemented their training back in the classroom and details about PoR teaching approaches.

Try our four of our planning sequences for FREE!

Learning Outcomes:

Teachers will have developed their subject and pedagogical knowledge in literacy teaching and be provided with the tools to help their school develop classroom provision and inform a whole school approach to reading.
Extended knowledge of children’s literature and how to choose high quality text.

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 .


“Massive improvement in children’s attitudes. They talk about the books they are reading. It is beginning to impact on writing outcomes”.

Headteacher, Mulbarton Primary School, PoR NORFOLK project 2018-19

“I’m changing the way that I teach English using PoR. The books and the lesson sequences are fantastic and the children really enjoyed the texts”. 

Year 6 teacher, Old Catton Junior School (Nebula Federation), PoR NORFOLK project 2018-19
The Space
Roundtree Way
United Kingdom
  • Lunch Included
  • Includes Resources
  • CLPE Reading and Writing Scales