Secondary

Helping you deliver excellent secondary school literacy provision.

Secondary programmes

Our secondary programmes help students develop their literacy skills to succeed at school and in their future lives.

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    Skills Academy

    Skills Academy helps Year 7 and 8 students improve their reading, rewarding their progress by teaching them exciting freestyle football tricks, beatbox techniques and...
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  • Words for Work

    Words for Work

    Words for Work is the National Literacy Trust’s flagship literacy and employability programme.
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  • Barbican - Young Writers Poetry

    Young City Poets

    Young City Poets gives pupils the opportunity to visit famous cultural venues in their city, using the visits to inspire poetry.
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Secondary resources

Inspire and motivate pupils with our teaching resources to support and improve literacy provision at secondary school.

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Secondary training

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    Language and Literacy within the Curriculum CPD

    Develop literacy teaching across the secondary curriculum and get your students writing like experts in their subject.
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    Understanding Literacy for GCSEs: Teaching disciplinary literacy

    Explore language features of different subjects and develop skills to embed literacy in your teaching.
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    Reading for Pleasure CPD

    Engage with research and develop sustainable strategies to embed a culture of reading in your school and classroom.
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