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08th February 2018
9:00 am

08th February 2018
3:00 pm

Bolton Science & Technology Centre
Minerva Road

Not for Profit cost: £35.00 per delegate

Senior Leader, Headteacher

KS1 + KS2



    Teaching & Learning
  • Curriculum Primary & Secondary


    Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum Leadership

Building an Outstanding Reading School: Meeting the Challenges of the 2014 National Curriculum

Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT and Subject Leaders are invited to attend a CPD session with James Clements, Independent English Adviser

I would like to invite you to join me from 9.00am on 8th February 2018 to reflect on Building an Outstanding Reading School and Meeting the Challenges of the 2014 National Curriculum.

The session, sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Bolton LA, offers the opportunity to attend a full day of professional development, looking in more detail at

  • Outstanding Reading Schools
  • Reading in the 2014 National Curriculum-Challenges and Opportunities
  • Effective Strategies for Creating Lifelong Readers

Numbers will be limited (max 2 delegates per school) so please book early with your name, school address and postcode, email address and position – please register by emailing or via the by 15th January 2018.

Thank you, I look forward to meeting you.

With Best Wishes

James Clements (Independent English adviser)

For ten years, James worked as a senior leader at an outstanding inner-city primary school. He was also a local authority Lead Teacher, leading training and supporting teaching and learning across a network of schools.

James now works as an independent English adviser, supporting schools and local authorities across the country to develop the teaching of reading, writing and drama. He is the founder of Shakespeare and, a not-for-profit organisation that supports the teaching of English in primary schools.

James was consulted on the 2014 National Curriculum for English and is part of the DfE’s English Expert Subject Group.                                                                      (