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Network, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and QCA
School training materials to support EAL learners
A set of resources to support schools in training teachers and teaching assistants about assessing and supporting their EAL learners, using the Target Setter from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and other key documents. 5 Nov 2013 Network members only
Secondary case studies from Excellence in English
Helpful guidance to innovative and excellent practice from the individual case studies within Ofsted's Excellence in English report, organised by key area focus. 20 Jul 2011 Network members only
Secondary phonics programmes: success stories
Interviews with two network member schools who are changing their students’ life chances through using a peer phonics approach and a highly tailored phonics approach. 14 Nov 2012
Secondary whole school audit (speaking and listening)
This audit will help you to evaluate your school's speaking and listening strategy and provide you with ideas and advice to enable you to move forward. 20 Jul 2011 Network members only
Secondary whole-school audit (reading)
This resource is exclusive for network members 28 Feb 2011 Network members only
NLT - Talk To Your Baby
Share books and talk together
A toolkit to encourage communication between parents/carers and young children through book sharing. Includes a handout for parents and reading and talking activity ideas. 17 Feb 2010
National Literacy Trust
Share your best practice: how to upload a case study
This document sets out how local partners can share their good practice by uploading case studies to the National Literacy Trust's bank of good practice, Wikireadia. 29 Mar 2011
National Literacy Trust
Share your good practice: case study template
This document provides a structure and key questions which support local areas to draft a comprehensive case study. 29 Mar 2011
NLT/Pie Corbett and Julia Strong
Shared writing talking frames
Handout from the NLT's primary conferences in June 2010 28 Jun 2010
Network and Bow School
Socratic talk in action
An insightful interview with Cat Davies, an English teacher from Bow School, talking about the successful implementation of Socratic discussion in her school. Includes a PowerPoint from one of her Socratic discussion lessons. Network theme: Exploring Talk 18 Jul 2012 Network members only