Developing the Role of the English Subject Leader

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12th November, 2024 - 10:00 am to 16:00 pm
28th January, 2025 - 10:00 am to 16:00 pm
18th March, 2025 - 10:00 am to 16:00 pm
24th June, 2025 - 10:00 am to 16:00 pm


Centre for Literacy in Primary Education
Webber Street
London SE1 8QW Map

Books provided

Lunch provided

Resources provided



Subject Leader

Enhance and develop the leadership of English across the Primary years to impact on staff subject knowledge and children's engagement and attainment.

This 4 day course provides professional and inclusive approaches to develop a clear vision for literacy teaching across the whole school, in line with the EYFS Statutory Framework and 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.

This course also includes a subscription to CLPE's School Membership. 

What you will learn:

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

  • Support you in developing a vision for English across your school;
  • Enhance your subject knowledge of how reading and writing develop across the primary years;
  • Provide strategies and approaches to develop staff subject knowledge and practice in all areas of the English Curriculum;
  • Develop your knowledge of how to choose and use texts to develop all aspects of the English curriculum, from EYFS to KS2;
  • Enhance your ability to monitor the effectiveness of the curriculum and its impact on your pupils.

What participants will receive:

As well as four full days training, all participants will receive a book pack containing an anthology of related reading and related theoretical handbooks, to deepen their subject knowledge.

This course also includes a subscription to CLPE's School Membership. This resource gives your whole school access to Power of Reading teaching sequences, classroom materials, curriculum maps and our Take 5 home learning activities. It provides ideas, inspiration and structure for your literacy curriculum, raising literacy standards and developing a love of reading and writing.

Your CLPE School membership will be activated upon payment of the course and will run for 12 months.

You will receive joining instructions for the course one week before the training date. If you have any queries, please email [email protected].