Welcome to The Literacy Company

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The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who work closely with schools to enhance the curriculum and to improve standards in English. Established in September 2013 by Linda Neill and Catherine Richardson, the company is now a dynamic team with a shared vision for literacy.

Our aim is to share practical, effective and enjoyable strategies to enhance classroom teaching. We are passionate about literacy and aim to share this with teachers and children alike, working alongside head teachers and senior leaders to support whole school improvement of literacy across a range of schools.

View our 2020 - 2021 Virtual Support and Courses brochure

Y7 Transition Course

The resources you provided are excellent and really exciting and engaging. Delivery was knowledgeable, professional and incredibly useful to me and our school's context.

Y7 teacher - The Mosslands School

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Y7 teacher - The Mosslands School

The resources you provided are excellent and really exciting and engaging. Delivery was knowledgeable, professional and incredibly useful to me and our school's context.

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'The Literacy Company have provided outstanding support for out school. They have taken time to understand our needs and have consistently put in place outstanding packages of support for both teachers and the English Curriculum team . Their support has consistently helped us in our journey moving from RI to securing Good.'

Head Teacher - St Basil's Catholic Primary School

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2020-03-20T13:52:23+00:00

Head Teacher - St Basil's Catholic Primary School

'The Literacy Company have provided outstanding support for out school. They have taken time to understand our needs and have consistently put in place outstanding packages of support for both teachers and the English Curriculum team . Their support has consistently helped us in our journey moving from RI to securing Good.'

Y6 Reading Revision – November 19

As a new to Y6 teacher this course gave lots of practical ideas to allow children to revise reading skills in a fun and meaningful way not just pass tests. Brilliant session and the shared knowledge really supported the session. Lots of time to reflect and talk. Lots of real learning ideas. Thank you Christine, your knowledge is inspiring.

Y6 Teacher - Eaves Primary School, St Helens

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2019-11-28T09:20:55+00:00

Y6 Teacher - Eaves Primary School, St Helens

As a new to Y6 teacher this course gave lots of practical ideas to allow children to revise reading skills in a fun and meaningful way not just pass tests. Brilliant session and the shared knowledge really supported the session. Lots of time to reflect and talk. Lots of real learning ideas. Thank you Christine, your knowledge is inspiring.

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‘As an international school, we are constantly striving to ensure that our curriculum and practice is in-line with the very best schools in the UK. The exceptional whole school training provided by the Literacy Company team has given our teachers a much improved confidence boost in planning and delivering Literacy and Guided Reading lessons.'

Literacy Leader, Dubai English Speaking School

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2020-03-20T13:44:54+00:00

Literacy Leader, Dubai English Speaking School

‘As an international school, we are constantly striving to ensure that our curriculum and practice is in-line with the very best schools in the UK. The exceptional whole school training provided by the Literacy Company team has given our teachers a much improved confidence boost in planning and delivering Literacy and Guided Reading lessons.'

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We have been working with The Literacy Company since June 2017 and have seen a real improvement in the quality of teaching and learning of English throughout that time. Overall, we have found the support offered by The Literacy Company to be invaluable and highly effective and we thank them for this support.

Head Learner, Bradshaw Community Primary School

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2019-11-11T12:09:30+00:00

Head Learner, Bradshaw Community Primary School

We have been working with The Literacy Company since June 2017 and have seen a real improvement in the quality of teaching and learning of English throughout that time. Overall, we have found the support offered by The Literacy Company to be invaluable and highly effective and we thank them for this support.
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PATHWAYS TO WRITE

Pathways to Write is built around units of work which develop spoken language, reading and writing skills through the mastery approach. Each unit will also provide effective teaching strategies to challenge greater depth writers. The units, for use with pupils from EYFS-Y6, provide clear detailed lesson plans and resources, linked to high-quality texts, to ensure engaging and purposeful English lessons.

Upcoming Training Courses

30 Jun 20 - 30 Mar 21

EYFS Lead Practitioners – Live Webinars

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06 Jul 20 - 20 Apr 21

English Subject Leaders – Live Webinars

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08 Jul 20 - 08 Feb 21

New to Year 6 Teachers – Live Webinars

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These are just a few of our upcoming courses. You can view them all on our courses page 

Inspirational Resources

We provide a wide range of resources for learning and aiding teaching. Browse and buy resources for your classroom.

Testimonials

“The support The Literacy Company has provided for teachers within Ignite Teaching School Alliance has been exceptional. A carefully considered training plan devised by The Literacy Company is having a significant impact on the quality of teaching in Ignite schools. The Literacy Company are crucial to ensuring that we continue to improve outcomes for children across the Alliance.”

Steve Jevons, Head of School at St. Bernard’s RC Primary

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