Welcome to the Power of Reading website

This site provides access to an extensive bank of teaching sequences and materials developed to complement CLPE's highly successful Power of Reading project.  To access the site and the resources you need to have a subscription.

There are currently 149 teaching sequences on this site.  The teaching sequences are extensive lesson plans linked to statutory curriculum expectations. They are based on the Power of Reading quality texts and help teachers to use key creative teaching approaches to deliver high quality and enriching learning experiences.

Find out more information about the Power of Reading project locations and how to book here

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Find Power of Reading books and teaching sequences

All Year GroupsYears 1 & 2Years 5 & 6
FoundationYears 3 & 4Year 7



Reading for Pleasure

At CLPE we work to emphasise the importance of books and literature in enabling children to become confident, happy and enthusiastic readers and writers, with all the benefits this brings.  The Power of Reading is our flagship project which is underpinned and based on our research and experience.

More information about the Power of Reading

Reading for Pleasure, What We Know Works

The CLPE Reading and Writing Scales

A Sample Power of Reading Teaching Sequence

Upcoming Courses and Events

Power of Reading

29/09/2016 - 9:30am ... 15/06/2017 - 9:30am

Phonics in a Rich Reading Curriculum

03/10/2016 - 9:30am ... 17/10/2016 - 9:30am

Power of Reading

06/10/2016 - 9:30am ... 22/06/2017 - 9:30am

Power of Reading - Birmingham

07/10/2016 - 10:00am ... 23/06/2017 - 10:00am

Developing the Role of the English Subject Leader

12/10/2016 - 9:30am ... 21/06/2017 - 9:30am