Helping you deliver excellent secondary school literacy provision.

Education Recovery

We provide a range of evidence-based training, interventions, programmes and resources to support teachers and practitioners to enable children to move forward and develop their skills. Learn more about our Education Recovery support for schools,

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 and conferences

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    Secondary training

    CPD and workshops for leaders, teachers and subject specialists across the curriculum to develop a whole-school approach to literacy.
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    Secondary conferences

    Our secondary conferences and festivals of learning celebrate best practice and explore the issues most significant to secondary practitioners.
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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

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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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Reading Champions Challenges

We run exciting reading challenges every term to inspire young people and help to build a reading for pleasure culture in schools, as well as developing reading stamina and increasing reading diversity.

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