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.

  • Literacy for Life

    Literacy for Learning

    Literacy for Learning is our whole-school literacy improvement programme for secondary teachers and leaders.
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  • Skills Academy breakdance

    Skills Academy

    Catch up with Skills Academy!Following lockdown, more students than ever will need support with their English skills and many will be behind their peers and need to catch...
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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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