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.

  • Words for Work

    Words for Work

    Words for Work challenges the inequality in employment opportunities for young people, giving them the communication...

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  • Literacy for Life

    Literacy for Life

    Literacy for Life helps students develop the literacy skills they need to do well at school and in their future lives.

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  • Barbican workshop - Young Writers: Poetry

    Lyric Masters

    Lyric Masters uses songwriting to encourage secondary school students to write for pleasure and purpose.

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  • Skills Academy

    Skills Academy

    Skills Academy helps Year 7 and 8 students improve their reading, rewarding their progress by teaching them exciting...

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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...

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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 the Literacy Requirements of the new GCSEs

    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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