Resources

NATE The National Association for the Teaching of English
TDA The Teacher Development Agency
Ofsted Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted)
DfE Department for Education
http://www.ukla.org/ UKLA
 https://www.clpe.org.uk/library-and-resources/reading-and-writing-scales  Direct link to the CLPE reading and writing scales
http://www.englishandmedia.co.uk/ English and Media Centre
Heart of English Defining the central principles which should drive English teaching in the 21st century.
National Literacy Trust Useful database and articles.
Onelook Dictionaries Enter any word and a definition will be found for most.
RIF (Reading Is Fundamental), UK Literacy information/activities for teachers, children, parents.
http://www.clpe.co.uk/ Centre for Literacy in Primary Education
BBC News Online News as it happens, sound and video available.
British Film Institute Information, free resources and guides.
British TV Comedy Resources Information about British TV sitcoms, past and present.
National Media Museum Useful resources and information for KS1 to post 16.
Poetry Society Includes Poetryclass – DfEE project with lesson plans etc.
Poetry Association website
The Poetry Archive
British Library
British Museum
 Poetry by Heart