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Skills for Writing

The evidence-based approach to accelerating progress in writing at KS3

Developed in partnership with Professor Debra Myhill and her team from the University of Exeter, Skills for Writing will help you to:

  • embed the principles of the Grammar for Writing pedagogy - trialled and proven to almost double the rate of writing progress at KS3 for a clear route to KS4 success
  • teach grammar in a contextualised way - focus on effects achieved, so students have a wider range of techniques with which to craft creative, effective texts
  • provide engaging and interactive lessons - explore the Student Books on screen and the many digital resources focused on building grammatical knowledge and improving writing
  • motivate your students to write independently - encourage students to reflect on their writing and understand how to improve with our range of auto-marked activities.

Read our case study on Inspiring reluctant readers to exceed expectations


For an introduction to the course, watch this short video:


Our ActiveLearn is now available. It combines front-of-class teaching resources and planning materials with homework and practice to assist teachers and improve learner outcomes.

Book a free trial and try out Skills for Writing for yourself!



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