'A must have guide for busy leaders! A great resource which provides at a glance, easy to apply strategies for improving standards of literacy for all learners to engage with.' --Fiona Froment, Principal, Aylesbury Vale Academy
'This book has three unusual dimensions which those working on school improvement often overlook; staff development; student involvement; and enlisting parents. It is worth reading for that alone...' --Sir Tim Brighouse
'Being a literacy coordinator can feel like the loneliest job in the school, and making whole-school literacy have real classroom impact can be hugely frustrating. That's why this book is so welcome: it's positive, practical and hugely uplifting.' -- Geoff Barton, Headteacher, King Edward VI School and author of Don't Call it Literacy
'This toolkit is full of practical, feasible steps that help staff across the curriculum reflect on how literacy is their business. It will be invaluable for anyone attempting to achieve that tricky thing: an effective whole-school approach to raising standards of literacy.' --Julia Strong, former Deputy Director of the National Literacy Trust
About the Author
Graham Tyrer is headteacher of the highly successful and oversubscribed Chenderit School in Northamptonshire, UK. He has successfully helped lead two schools in challenging circumstances out of special measures and delivers training in Literacy Across the Curriculum throughout the country.
Patrick Taylor is director of teaching at Chenderit School in Northamptonshire, UK. He was formerly head of English and also works part time as a school inspector for Ofsted. He has delivered training for the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust in Literacy Across the Curriculum.