Whole class writing projects for 3-11 year olds


Supporting children with SEND to be great writers: A guide for teachers and SENCOS

BIG BOOK of writing mini-lessons: Lessons that teach powerful craft knowledge for 3-11 year olds

No more: ‘My pupils can’t edit!’ A whole-school approach to developing proof-readers

Writing development scales and assessment toolkit


The science of teaching primary writing

Grammar mini-lessons for 3-11 year olds

Sentence-level lessons for 3-11 year olds

Reading in the writing classroom: A guide to finding, writing and using mentor texts with your class

No more: I don’t know what to write next… Lessons that help children plan great writing

A teacher’s guide to writing with multilingual children

A guide to pupil-conferencing with 3-11 year olds: Powerful feedback & responsive teaching that changes writers

Getting success criteria right for writing: Helping 3-11 year olds write their best texts

A guide to personal writing projects & writing clubs for 3-11 year olds

No more: I don’t know what to write… Lessons that help children generate great writing ideas for 3-11 year olds

A quick guide to teaching writing: EYFS

Getting children up and running as book-makers: Lessons for EYFS-KS1 teachers

A quick guide to teaching writing: KS1

Writing Realities

Handbook of research on teaching young writers

What is it ‘Writing For Pleasure’ teachers do that makes the difference? Research report

Rosenshine’s principles of instruction & the principles of world-class writing instruction

  • Effective writing teaching: What the research says [LINK]
  • The Writing For Pleasure Centre’s children as writers survey [LINK]
  • The Writing For Pleasure teacher audit – [LINK]
  • Explorative considerations for teaching writing to greater depth – [LINK]
  • Our functional grammar table – [LINK]
  • How to support children writing at home – [LINK]
  • Guidance on teaching writing and the new Ofsted framework – [LINK]
  • A tool to help you evaluate different writing schemes and approaches [LINK]
  • The Writing For Pleasure manifesto – [LINK]
  • Writing For Pleasure posters – [LINK]
  • Our guide to becoming a writer-teacher – [LINK]
  • Our guide to reading with children at home [LINK]

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