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Reading online CPD

Build expertise with this extensive course:

a) develop pupil's comprehension skills from EYFS to Year 6.

b) maximise the impact of comprehension lessons;

c) address pupil issues and difficulties in reading comprehension.

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Video tutorials to help share theory and develop practice.  Train in pairs, train in phases, train individually - the choice is yours.  There are videos of varying length throughout the course.  The mix of think pieces, video tutorials and practical resources has received very positive feedback.

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Why choose this course?

  • Depth: This is an extensive course which will enable you to become an expert in teaching reading comprehension.

  • Problem solving: This course will help you to diagnose and solve problems that are holding back pupil progress.

  • Flexibility: The modular design allows you to study at a depth and breadth to suit your role.

  • All year groups: Suitable for colleagues in EYFS through to Year 6 enabling colleagues to study together or individually.

  • Breadth: Looks at a range of topics, including nonfiction and word reading.

  • Range of resources: Video tutorials, audits & checklists, workbooks, printables, think pieces, classroom resources, leadership tools - all at your finger tips.

  • Research & good practice: Based on a firm foundation of research, colleagues can be reassured that the training will have impact.

Email or use the form below to express an interest.

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Workbooks are provided to help you get the most from the course.  Develop background knowledge and increase your expertise in the challenges of teaching reading comprehension.

EEF Reading comprehension research found that improving reading comprehension strategies are high impact on average (+6 months).  The course covers the theory needed to ensure all your pupils become excellent readers, able to comprehend challenging texts. 

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Displays, bookmarks, classroom activities - a range of printable resources.  A powerful framework goes beyond VIPERS to include elements linked to metacognition.  It is important that as pupils progress through KS2 they can become more independent readers and are able to assess their own success / next steps for development. The extra elements help boost performance of reading comprehension in the short and long term.

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Materials to support booktalk.  Help all learners become confident in text discussions with sentence stems, activity ideas, supporting resources, scaffolding.

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A range of planning sheets to help you implement each section of the course.

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Stacks of reading comprehension worksheets, lesson ideas and activities.

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There are just too many resources to show them all here!

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“Wow! Brilliant ideas that I can use straight away in class.”

“The balance of classroom examples, instructions and research documents makes the course interesting and kept my attention.”


 “It has given me a real boost to think more about how reading is taught and what the children need. Thank you.”

It is anticipated that colleagues will use the course to study independently and in small groups across an academic year.   Colleagues can dip in and out of the course at any time, e.g. return to particular modules, access classroom resources. - There is no need to renew each year - it is a onetime payment.

Pricing structure (+ VAT)

Individual user = £300

Small group account - up to 6 users in the same school = £600

Do you need more than 6 users?   Simply multiply the number of accounts by £40.  If you purchase a small group account, you can add in extra colleagues at any time.

For example:

Single form primary school = £800 (up to 20 teachers / TAs)

2-form primary school = £1200 (up to 30 teachers / TAs)

Do you need more than 40 colleagues to have access to the training? Get in touch for a quote.

Not sure which pricing structure is right for you?  We are happy to provide a quote.

Send us a message to express your interest in reading comprehension - or email us at

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