New resources for Supporting Reading at Home ❯

Teachers as Readers Project Team

Teachers as Readers: Research team

Teresa Cremin, The Open University
Marilyn Mottram, HMI, previously Birmingham LA
Fiona Collins, University of Roehampton
Sacha Powell, Canterbury Christ Church University
Kimberly Safford, The Open University

Teachers as Readers: Local Authority colleagues

David Reedy, Barking and Dagenham LA
Sonia Thompson, Birmingham LA
Linda Dickinson, Suffolk LA
Carolyn Swain and Ruth Wells, Medway LA
Sue Huxley, Kent LA

Teachers as Readers: Literature consultant

Prue Goodwin, Reading University

Website Development team: Phase 1 (2016-17)

Teresa Cremin

Website Development lead

Teresa Cremin
Open University
http://www.open.ac.uk/people/tmc242

Mary Anne Wolpert

Website Development manager

Mary Anne Wolpert
Primary PGCE Deputy Course Manager, University of Cambridge
http://www.educ.cam.ac.uk/people/staff/wolpert/

Website Teacher Advisory Team: Phase 1 - Development (2016-17)

Jon Biddle

Jon Biddle
Moorlands C of E Primary Academy, Norfolk

Stephanie Davis

Stephanie Davis
Harston and Newton Primary School, Cambridge

Lauren M. Freedman

Lauren M. Freedman
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School, Cambridge

Emma Futter

Emma Futter
Derwent Lower School, Bedford

Kelly Grove

Kelly Grove
Altmore Infant School, London

Rebecca Thomson

Rebecca Thomson
Bannerman Road Community Academy and Children’s Centre, Bristol

Claire Williams

Claire Williams
St Andrew’s C of E VA Primary School, Essex

Advisory Team: Phase 2 - Engagement (2017-18)

Jon Biddle, Moorlands C of E Primary Academy, Norfolk
Roger McDonald, University of Greenwich
Sonia Thompson, St Matthews, C of E Primary School, Birmingham
Rebecca Thomson, Bannerman Road Community Academy and Children’s Centre, Bristol
Claire Williams, St Andrew’s C of E VA Primary School, Essex

Advisory Team: Phase 3 - Review & Legacy (2019-20)

Jon Biddle, Moorlands C of E Primary Academy, Norfolk
Roger McDonald, University of Greenwich
Sonia Thompson, St Matthews, C of E Primary School, Birmingham
Claire Williams, St Andrew’s C of E VA Primary School, Essex
​Megan Dixon, Aspirer Research Network, Macclesfield
​Anna Harrison, Roehampton University, London
Rich Charlesworth, Grove Park Primary School, Chiswick

The OU Team (2016-2020)

Teresa Cremin
Fiona Reeve
​Rebecca Kennedy
​Lucy Rodriguez-Leon
​Amelia Hempel-Jorgensen
Fiona Henry
Jen Aggleton
Liz Chamberlain
​Helen Hendry
Franziska Florack
​Ruth Baker-Leask
Janet Gough - NAAE
​Joy Court - The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards

OU/UKLA Teacher Reading Group Mentors

Teresa Cremin, OU
​Rebecca Kennedy, OU
Lucy Rodriguez-Leon, OU
​Roger McDonald, University of Greenwich
Kat Young, Elmhurst Primary School, Newham
​Debbie Thomas, Achieving for Children, London
​Sonia Thompson, St Matthews School, Birmingham
Claire Williams, St Andrews, Halstead
​Shenaz Bagshaw, St James CofE, Northampton

Teacher Education RfP Partners

Together we work to enrich student teachers' knowledge and practice in developing children's RfP linked to the OU research.

Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) - Tracy Parvin, Rebecca Austin
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Oxford Brookes University - Jane Scholey, Debbie Wright, Matt Tobin
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St Mary’s University College Belfast - Donna Hazzard
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UCL Institute of Education - Helen Jones, Isabel MacDonald
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University of Cambridge (ITE) - John-Mark Winstanley
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University of East Anglia - Sarah Brownsword
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University of Greenwich - Roger McDonald
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University of Roehampton - Anna Harrison, Alastair Daniel
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University of Hertfordshire - Libby Lee, Kate Voss
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University of South Wales - Halima Allan
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University of Nottingham - Sally Betteridge, Helen Smith
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Liverpool John Moores University - Collette Ankers de Salis, Christine Smith
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Sheffield Hallam University - Cara Doxey, Karen Daniels
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University of Glasgow - Jennifer Farrar
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University of Hull - Sophie May
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University of Wales, Trinity Saint David - Jayne Morgan
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Edge Hill University - Karen Morris
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University of the West of England (Bristol) - Dan Northover, Jane Carter
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Nottingham Trent University - Eleanor Power, Elaine Heywood
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Liverpool Hope University - Veronica Poulter
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Essex & Thames Primary Scitt - Charlotte Raby
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University of Manchester - Rebecca Simpson-Hargreaves
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Birmingham City University - Nicola Smith
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Leeds Beckett University - Ruth Sutcliffe, Lisa Stephenson, Tom Dobson, Susan Rook
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University of Chichester - Rebecca Webb, Ruth Clark
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Bishop Grosseteste University - Emma Rogers
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Subject Association partner

The UK Literacy Association as a partner in the original (Teachers as Readers: Building Communities of Readers Phases 1 and 2) is also a partner in this website.
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With thanks to our UKLA Literacy Schools of the Year for many of the photographs on the site. Photographer Gem Ward.

High View School (UKLA Literacy School of the Year 2015) Plymouth Headteacher: Mrs Kim Dorian-Kemp www.highviewschool.org.uk
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St Peters of C of E Primary School (UKLA Literacy School of the Year 2016), Bristol Headteacher: Miss Livvy Sinclair-Gieben www.stpeterscofeprimary.co.uk
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Horfield Church of England Primary School (UKLA Literacy School of the Year 2017) , Bristol Headteacher: Jenny Taylor www.horfieldprimaryschool.org
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OU/UKLA Teachers’ Reading Group Partners/Publishers

Together we work to support members of the OU/UKLA Teachers' Reading Groups as they work to develop their knowledge and practice and enhance children's RfP linked to the research.

UKLA 

SLA     
National Poetry Day  
Raintree & Curious Fox 

Macmillan 


Beano 
Walker 
Penguin Random House  Egmont Publishing 
 Collins Big Cat  Harper Collins 
Read for Good  Nosy Cow 

Andersen Press 

Book Life 
 

Bloomsbury  

Faber-Castell 

B Small Publishing  

The Forward Arts Foundation 

David Fickling 

Taylor & Francis 

Central Books

Zuntold  
Scholastic   Orion