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Teaching Primary English

Companion website

The newly available companion website for Teaching Primary English offers a fantastic platform for teachers, trainee teachers and educational professionals! A full range of teaching resources and ancillary materials can be accessed easily and are all in one place to support your teaching. The content of the website is woven into the textbook to provide a full approach to both the theory and practice behind teaching English in the primary school.

What is included on the Teaching Primary English companion website?

  • Specially commissioned and filmed videos of live classroom teaching in a real UK classroom, with narrative throughout to provide an overview of the theory that’s underpinning the practical teaching
  • Video clips of pupils reading aloud their creative writing 
  • Teaching resources to inspire personal thought, reflection, and to use in the classroom
  • An audio quiz to help differentiate between ‘standard and non-standard’ English
  • Glossary flashcards
  • Additional detailed information for subject leaders and teachers of primary English
  • Case studies to exemplify classroom practice described
  • Ideas for classroom activities 
  • Interviews and transcripts of interviews with practicing teachers, to help readers compare experiences.

How do I access the Teaching Primary English companion website?

The majority of resources can be accessed without a token/login. There is however some password protected content, this includes excerpts of children reading their work aloud.
  • To qualify for access to all the content included on the fantastic companion website you will need to have purchased a copy of Teaching Primary English
  • Once you have purchased your own copy, simply use this link which will take you to the website:
  • If you already have an account with us your log in details can be entered on this page and this companion website can be added to your account. You can also click the ‘Help! I’ve forgotten my password’ link if you need to reset your password.
  • If you need access for the first time, simply fill in the short request form on this page
  • You will then be emailed an access token provided by our sales team, which you will need to enter into the box provided. To do this, please click on the ‘activate access token’ button.
  • You will then have full access to the companion website!

Check out our companion website walkthrough (coming soon!)

Featured Books

  • Teaching Primary English

    Subject Knowledge and Classroom Practice, 1st Edition

    By Eve Bearne, David Reedy

    Teaching Primary English is a comprehensive, evidence-informed introduction designed to support and inspire teaching and learning in the primary school. Written in a clear and accessible way, it draws on the very latest research and theory to describe and exemplify a full and rich English…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01

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