Reading and writing outcomes for pupils in Camden’s

schools have been improving year on year.

We have an outstanding record of working alongside our schools in partnership to improve standards in literacy. Our tailored support in schools and central training are proven to generate enthusiasm for literacy and enables schools to deliver outstanding teaching and learning. We have a strong network of literacy leaders, teachers and SLE’s in Camden who are a reflective and dynamic community committed to working together

The benefits:
• Flexible approach to high-quality bespoke support and training.
• In-depth knowledge of individual schools which can inform and support approaches to teaching and learning.
• Involvement in research and development initiatives with colleagues and other schools which supports outstanding teaching and learning.

Support for Primary literacy is led by a consultant within the Learning, Schools, Improvement and Partnership team in collaboration with SLEs and experienced and outstanding literacy leaders.


The Literacy Team can provide professional development and support. This can be accessed through central training and bespoke school based support. Please contact us to discuss any literacy development priorities you require support with.
This could include the following:

• Responding to school priorities.
• Literacy audits.
• Learning walks, book scrutiny, feedback and clear next steps.
• Central and school based training and moderation support.
• Support with meeting the requirements of the new National Curriculum.
• Developing a high-quality text-rich literacy curriculum.
• Support with providing an environment that promotes pleasure in reading.
• Coaching and mentoring literacy leaders new to the role.
• Analysis of data to support action planning e.g. pupil premium progress and achievement in reading and writing.
• Ofsted support and solution-focused coaching for literacy leaders.


The literacy hub works in collaboration with the literacy consultant and schools across Camden to contribute to raising standards in literacy by enabling and supporting the development of:

• Leadership of literacy in schools
• Teaching of all aspects of literacy
• Action based research
• Pedagogy
• Resources

Please click below to download resources to support Teaching

and Learning of Reading and Writing.




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