We are proud to be working with 108 priority schools on a fully-funded professional development and leadership programme ending in March 2020. The programme focuses on the teaching of phonics and early reading and writing with Read Write Inc. Phonics.
The government is committed to raising life chances for every child – regardless of background. The focus for TLIF funding includes the 12 Opportunity Areas and Category 5/6 areas – all with a legacy of educational challenge. The aim is to improve pupil outcomes, thereby making a significant contribution to tackling social mobility.
This programme is offered in conjunction with the Department for Education's Teaching and Leadership Innovation Fund (TLIF). For more information from the Department for Education, click here.
Read our case study to find out about the experiences so far of four schools on the project.
The two-year CPD programme includes:
All funded by TLIF – normal cost £14,700.
Schools have purchased Read Write Inc. Phonics resources at a 30% discount from the publishers (Oxford University Press).
The EEF rates Phonics as a low-cost use of Pupil Premium (PP) funding with a very secure evidence base. Read Write Inc. Phonics fits a number of other EEF suggested uses of PP funding, e.g. small group tuition, oral language intervention, behaviour intervention, feedback.
The fully-funded programme will: