Now in over 200 schools nationwide, Pathways Literacy comprises the award-winning Pathways to Write and our brand new Pathways to Read, Pathways to Progress and Pathways to Home Learning. Written by experienced English consultants, these high quality programmes for reading and writing will inspire pupils and teachers alike.
Catch-Up programme Y1 - Y6
Our catch-up units are designed to address the gaps in learning your pupils may have due to disruption to learning over the last 18 months. The theme is ‘Keep Believing’ with a range of texts celebrating the achievements of inspirational people who have been influential in the fight for equality.
Welcome to The Literacy Company
Inspire ¦ Support ¦ Develop
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...
Developing Shared Reading S2 – I can’t remember a course I have enjoyed as much in a long LONG time.
I can't remember a course I have enjoyed as much in a long LONG time. It has been so helpful in terms of preparing for SATs, questioning stems and planning. I'm leaving feeling re-enthused and excited!
Y6 teacher – Beamont Primary School
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
The exceptional whole school training provided by the Literacy Company team has given our teachers a much improved confidence boost
‘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
The Literacy Company have provided outstanding support for our school…
'The Literacy Company have provided outstanding support for our 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
Y6 Reading Revision – this course gave lots of practical ideas to allow children to revise reading skills in a fun and meaningful way not just pass tests.
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
Upcoming Training Courses
“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
In both training and in-school support, we always endeavour to inspire through exciting and engaging texts
The Literacy Company is a team of dedicated consultants who provide schools with support, advice and training. Inspire - Support - Develop