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Working in partnership with the National Literacy Trust

Routledge is pleased to be working in partnership with the National Literacy Trust to help transform literacy in schools. 

The National Literacy Trust is an independent charity that transforms lives through literacy, and provides the resources and training for schools to develop outstanding literacy leadership. We share their goals of providing excellent professional development and resources that will help schools create motivated and confident learners.

National Literacy Trust Schools Brochure 2015

Routledge is pleased to be collaborating with the National Literacy Trust to publish the 2015 Schools Guide.

Please click here to view the new brochure for schools setting out the range of resources, programmes and professional development opportunities which the National Literacy Trust offers.

You will find more information on:

  • The National Literacy Trust Network membership that provides literacy leaders with tools, resources and inspiration to close the attainment gap in your school.
  • Outstanding Literacy Leadership professional development opportunities which immerse teachers in enquiry and questioning and link to their own practice. Areas of focus include improving boys’ literacy, reading for enjoyment and strategic  literacy leadership.
  • Early years literacy support that includes the Talk to Your Baby conference, FREE downloadable resources and information on Early Words Together, a programme designed to empower parents to support their child’s early learning at home.
  • KS1 – KS4 literacy support that includes information on Premier League Reading Stars which harnesses the power of football to have a dramatic impact on reading enjoyment and attainment.
  • Dyslexia and Early Childhood

    An essential guide to theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Barbara E. Pavey

    Taking a developmental approach, this accessible text addresses the ever increasing interest in identifying the characteristics of dyslexia in young children and reflects on the best way to reach and support these learners. Drawing upon current research, the author considers our current…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    nasen spotlight

  • Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks

    Creative and critical responses to visual texts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Evans

    It is often assumed that picturebooks are for very young readers because of their emphasis on the illustrations and their scarcity of text; however, there are increasing numbers of picturebooks where the age of the implied reader is questionable. These are picturebooks whose controversial…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29

  • Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy, 1st Edition

    By Pat Guy

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    nasen spotlight

  • English Teaching in the Secondary School

    Linking theory and practice, 4th Edition

    By Mike Fleming, David Stevens

    English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for…

    Paperback – 2015-05-11

  • Teaching English Creatively

    2nd Edition

    By Teresa Cremin

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school. Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the second edition of this…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

Free ebook

Download the freebook, Literacy Intervention: Supporting struggling readers and writers, a collection of hand-selected content from some our top titles and leading experts.

Closing the Literacy Gap for Boys

The National Literacy Trust provides teachers and school leaders with practical ideas for building pupils’ literacy skills and strategies for improving literacy across the whole school, with a particular focus on boys’ literacy. Read the full article here.

Free e-Book

Download the free eBook, Ideas and Activities for Literacy Teaching in Primary Classroom, a collection of hand-selected content from some our top titles and leading experts.

Focus on Literacy: Books for Inspirational Teachers

Our Focus on Literacy Collection contains details of our latest practical and professional books to support literacy teaching in schools. Click here for more information.