5 Phase Teaching The Promise  – For Y5 in the main.

5 Phase Teaching The Promise adapted for Y6

2VLC Y1 Handout from 15 September 2017

Little Red teaching sequence

Little Red Trailer This PowerPoint file contains the audio clip and the book trailer.

Y1 checking lanyards pdf

2VLC Y2 copy Handout from 15 September 2017

5 Phase Teaching Orion and the Dark

Red Prince Teaching Sequence

The Red Prince Teaching Sequence

5 Phase Teaching The Matchbox Diary copy 2

Matchbox Diary 


Cards for lanyards Nov 15 pdf

Ratatouille Letter As discussed at KLHUB Y2 moderation on 23/5/17 – contact me if you need the full version with the film embedded.

Now you see me cards -ment Y2 suffix spelling game

Clear the board -ness Y2 suffix spelling game

Connect 4 -less Y2 suffix spelling game


2016-reading-sat-analysis A spreadsheet kindly shared by Caroline Hegney of St Oswald’s to support the analysis of reading test answers.


Spelling Resources Page Password Protected

Punctuation and Grammar Resources Page Password Protected

Non-fiction resources Password Protected

Science and Writing Resources

A child’s garden frameworks 2015 PDF (Password needed)

This booklets contains many of the ideas on the comprehension planning cards in the context of ‘A Child’s Garden’ by Michael Foreman. All of these ideas can be adapted for other texts as demonstrated with the Red Prince.

Links for Literacy Leaders – June 2016

These resources relate to my presentations to Bradford Literacy Leaders during our June network meetings. Most are open to everyone but some may be password protected for attendees at the meetings.

Planning Cards Downloads Page 

Roald Dahl Day Teachers’ page

Lovereading4kids World War booklist

Free teaching sequence for Splash, Anna Hibiscus!

Seven Stories

CLPE – Power of Pictures

CBeebies resource from NLT



Into Film Free CPD