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English Hub: Books for Inspirational Teachers

Routledge Education's hub of high quality teaching resources will help you boost literacy skills in your classroom.

The Routledge Education English Hub contains details of our latest practical and professional books to support literacy teaching in schools.

We work in partnership with a number of authors and organisations to ensure that you create real impact in your school. Browse our collection of specially curated books and download a number of free resources today. 

Free Resource of the Term

As teachers grapple with the challenge of a new, bigger and more challenging school curriculum, at every key stage and phase, success can feel beyond our reach. But what if there were 50,000 small solutions to help us bridge that gap?

This must have infographic provides 7 steps that teachers can take in order to close the vocabulary gap.

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Book of the Term

  • Closing the Vocabulary Gap

    By Alex Quigley

    As teachers grapple with the challenge of a new, bigger and more challenging school curriculum, at every key stage and phase, success can feel beyond our reach. But what if there were 50,000 small solutions to help us bridge that gap? In Closing the Vocabulary Gap, Alex Quigley explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge

Featured Primary Books

  • Teaching English by the Book

    Putting Literature at the Heart of the Primary Curriculum

    By James Clements

    Teaching English by the Book is about putting great books, wonderful poems and rich texts at the heart of English teaching, transforming children’s attitudes to reading and writing and having a positive impact on learning. It offers a practical approach to teaching a text-based curriculum, full of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Curriculum and Assessment in English 3 to 11

    A Better Plan

    By John Richmond, Andrew Burn, Peter Dougill, Mike Raleigh, Peter Traves

    Curriculum and Assessment in English 3 to 11: A Better Plan provides an overview of the subject in considerable breadth and depth, and offers a clear, balanced and forceful critique of the current language and literacy curriculum and its assessment arrangements for 3- to 11-year-olds in England,…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

  • The Primary English Encyclopedia

    The heart of the curriculum, 5th Edition

    By Margaret Mallett

    This newly updated, user friendly Primary English Encyclopedia addresses all aspects of the primary English curriculum and is an invaluable reference for all training and practising teachers. Now in its fifth edition, entries have been revised to take account of new research and thinking. The…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Routledge

Featured Secondary Books

  • Redefining English for the More Able

    A Practical Guide

    By Ian Warwick, Ray Speakman

    Redefining English for the More Able is a practical guide offering English teachers a range of strategies to stretch and challenge their students. Written by Ian Warwick, founder of London Gifted and Talented, and Ray Speakman, this book provides a fresh perspective on the purpose of English…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge
    Redefining More Able Education

  • Teaching Grammar through Literature

    Bringing Language to Life in the Secondary Classroom

    By Anna McGlynn, Rachel Fenn

    This essential guide offers a fresh approach to integrating grammar effectively into the classroom as a vital strand of English that both enlivens and enriches students’ understanding of literature. It aims to demystify grammar and empower teachers with the knowledge, inspiration and practical…

    Paperback – 2018-02-13
    Routledge

  • Curriculum and Assessment in English 11 to 19

    A Better Plan

    By John Richmond, Andrew Burn, Peter Dougill, Angela Goddard, Mike Raleigh, Peter Traves

    Curriculum and Assessment in English 11 to 19: A Better Plan provides an overview of the subject in considerable breadth and depth, and offers a clear, balanced and forceful critique of the current English curriculum and its associated examinations for 11- to 19-year-olds in England, and of…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge

National Storytelling Week 2018 Resource Pack

Invite dragons to school, expand your students descriptive vocabulary and help support creative writing and expression! This resource pack, created for National Storytelling Week 2018, includes a number of free chapters to help you promote the oral tradition of storytelling.

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Literacy Intervention: Supporting struggling readers and writers FreeBook

In partnership with The National Literacy Trust

The pressure on schools to ensure all pupils make progress in helping struggling children has intensified greatly over the years. To help teachers and school leaders, this Free ebook provides a handy compendium of direct insights and practical advice, as well as an exclusive statement from the National Literacy Trust. 

Spotlight on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia: A Routledge and nasen FreeBook

In partnership with nasen

Brought to you by Routledge and nasen, Spotlight on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia has been written to help teachers, teaching assistants, special educational needs coordinators, and other educational professionals better support children with dyslexia and dyspraxia.

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​Ideas and Activities for Literacy Teaching in the Primary Classroom FreeBook

Free EBook Literacy Teaching Primary Classroom

Drawing from the experience of key authors Pie Corbett, Julia Strong, Alison Wilcox, Tony Martin, Chira Lovat and Glynis Purnell, this Free ebook brings you ideas and activities for teaching grammar, poetry, speaking, listening and drama, and creative writing in the primary classroom.

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Journals from Routledge

We have a number of journals covering Literacy and Technology, Language and Literacy, plus Early Years Education, for more information on our journals visit www.educationarena.com