CLPE is delighted to announce the 2017 shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA).
Established in 2003, CLiPPA encourages and celebrates outstanding poetry published for children.
2017 is the 15th anniversary of the award, which remains the only annual award in the UK for published poetry for children. The free Shadowing Scheme to involve schools in the Poetry Award 2017 is now open.
Book a place on the Power of Reading Information Conference on 26 May (only £49, redeemable against training booked on the day) and find out about this successful training project which has raised literacy achievement in over 3500 schools nationally.
Inspired by the publication of The Huntress: Sea by Sarah Driver and its remarkable heroine Mouse, CLPE have produced a booklist of Females in Fantasy Fiction to celebrate other great female characters in fantasy fiction. See if your own favourite is included.
Drawing dramatically improves writing, particularly for children with English as an additional language (EAL) and boys who are reluctant writers according to the evaluation report of the Arts Council funded Power of Pictures project .
CLPE in partnership with the Every Child a Reader Service (part of Brighton & Hove City Council) are pleased to offer three new courses in Sussex: Inspiring Writers KS1; Inspiring Writers EYFS; and Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum.
Have you used our Reading and Writing Scales? These scales which help teachers to understand what progression looks like in reading and writing, were launched over a year ago. Take part in our survey so we can find out how they are being used.
Our Poetryline website has been highly commended in this year’s prestigious Education Resources Awards 2017 in the Free Educational Category. CLPE was also shortlisted for our Power of Reading training and website.
In the spirit of International Women's Day, CLPE staff have chosen their favourite books for younger readers featuring independent female characters such as Pippi Longstocking, Katie Morag, Anna Hibiscus and many more.
View our timely booklist which focuses on migrant and refugee experiences. Find out about our Reflecting Realities: British Values in Children's Literature course taking place on 1 March 2017 which is also very relevant.