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National Literacy Trust
Rugby World Cup resources
These crosswords and word searches complement our Rugby World Cup toolkit. 30 Aug 2011
Network and First News
Sample First News resources
Examples of the variety of teaching materials and activities available to develop pupils’ learning through news stories. 19 Jun 2012
Sarah & Duck story and activity: CBeebies Magazine Big Reading Adventure
A story and fun accompanying activity, featuring Sarah & Duck, to be used as part of the CBeebies Magazine Big Reading Adventure. 27 Sep 2013
NLT - Talk To Your Baby
School Resource Kit
A practical pack for key stage 4 teachers to convey the importance of speaking and listening. Includes a quiz and factsheet, Baby's First Word toolkit and babysitting activities sheet. 17 Feb 2010
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 guide 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