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

    Support your Year 7 & 8 students with Skills Academy, our reading intervention programme that can improve their reading and get them engaged and motivated.
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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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    Young Poets

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

    Game Changers is a 20-session reading programme specifically designed for excluded students.
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    Reading Champions

    Our national reading campaign that supports and celebrates reading culture within schools.
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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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    Writing: supporting transition from KS2 to KS3

    Delivered online, this training examines key skills and expectations as students bridge from KS2 to KS3.
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    Disciplinary literacy for GCSE

    Exploring how subject teachers can support students to develop the literacy skills needed within subject disciplines.
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    Literacy Leadership

    This one day workshop is designed to help leaders to put literacy at the heart of secondary school improvement.
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