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30th November 20
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Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

This section contains information about professional development opportunities that you can access through the English and Literacy Team.

For up to date information about CPD opportunities that can be accessed from the Lancashire team, see the links below:

  • Details of the courses run by the Lancashire team of consultants www.learningexcellence.net
  • Details of the various packages that you can access in school or with support from members of the team.
  • Contact details for accessing tailor-made consultancies for individuals, schools or networks. www.learningexcellence.net

The Little Book of Literacy Essentials is an introduction to literacy teaching in primary schools.


It outlines the basic principles and practice of the different elements of the literacy lesson. It has been written to support NQTs, teachers returning to teaching since the Literacy Framework was renewed and anyone wishing to update their knowledge of current practice.


To download it right click over the heading above and select 'Save Target As'.

Print this document as an A5 booklet by selecting the finishing tab on the print properties dialog box and then selecting 'booklet printing' and 'left sided binding'. If you're using a double sided printer this should print all the pages in order.