The Writing for Pleasure Centre

From The Writing for Pleasure Centre

Resource type: Lesson plans and teaching aids, CPD resource

Price band: £

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): All of UK

The Writing for Pleasure Centre is dedicated to sharing research, resources and examples of practice that support the effective teaching of writing in primary schools.

The Writing for Pleasure approach and programme of study advocates for the explicit teaching of the writing process within an environment that encourages young writers to take pleasure in and derive satisfaction from producing quality writing. Grammar, punctuation and sentence-level strategies are taught functionally, as tools that enable young writers to convey meaning effectively.

The website provides access to a range of lesson plans and resources, including:

Membership provides access to the full range of lesson plans and resources. Class writing projects are also available to buy individually.

Cost: £28.50 for an individual teacher licence and £400 for a whole school licence. Individual Class Writing Projects and CPD ebooks from £5.95.

About The Writing for Pleasure Centre: The Writing for Pleasure Centre was set up by experienced primary school teachers Felicity Ferguson and Ross Young. They now convene the UKLA Teaching Writing Special Interest Group and work full-time on researching and promoting ways to teach writing in an effective and pleasurable way.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • The Writing for Pleasure approach provides a cohesive pedagogy based on extensive scientific research into the most effective writing instruction.
  • Teachers can share their own Examples of Practice and become part of the Writing for Pleasure community.
  • CPD and training packages are available from the Writing for Pleasure team.
  • Active presence on social media through their Twitter account @WritingRocks_17 and Facebook group.

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