NATE Partners Etc.

Subject Associations website
The main aim of this website is to provide a one stop shop for teachers to find appropriate sources of specialist subject focused support.
ITE English
Materials for teacher educators.
National Literacy Association
The NLA produces an independent, quality assured Guide to Literacy Resources which is a real time saver.  The NLA shares NATE's passion about English education.


National Assessment Agency (NAA)
Responsible for national curriculum tests and the delivery of GCSE and A level examinations.
Telephone  0870 0600 622

Telephone  0870 240 9800

The Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment for Northern Ireland.
Telephone  (028) 9026 1200

Government Bodies

Qualification, Curriculum and Assessment Authority for Wales.
Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA)
If you would like to speak to the TDA about teaching or teacher training, please contact our information line on 0845 6000 991

Other Organisations

Useful Resources

Texts, study guides and plot summaries
Charity promoting books and reading
British Library
Good source of educational materials
Educate the Children
Dedicated to primary education
English Online
Subscription service exclusively for teachers of English
English Speaking Board
Assessments in Spoken English
ICT and Literacy Site
National Literacy Trust
A well organised site with helpful index
Free on-line library for Secondary English Teachers
Times Educational Supplement Jobs
Only vacancies currently available are kept on the site.
Reviews of software and other digital resources
Communicating with those who don't have English as First Language
Andrew Moore's site
English teaching resources - especially for examined courses
Useful link site
Review of software and other digital resources
Curriculum Online
Here you'll find ALL the multimedia resources to support teaching and learning that your school can buy with its eLCs and other funds. All resources support the curriculum taught in schools in England from Foundation to KS4. Many are free. Evaluate and compare resources before buying direct from suppliers
Shakespeare Resources Page
Modern English Shakespeare resources for teachers and students.
Arts on the Move
A company providing drama services, resources and support - including courses and workshops - with an emphasis on primary educators and their pupils.
Contact  Alison Chaplin
Telephone  0161 881 0868

Geoff Barton's Website
Free resources for English teachers
Contact  Geoffbarton

Teachers' TV
Link to all programmes relating to English
Janet Evans
Janet is a primary specialist, writer and inset provider

Poetry Archive
The Poetry Archive exists to help make poetry accessible, relevant and enjoyable to a wide audience
The Behaviour 4 Learning website aims to ensure that teacher educators and trainees are provided with high quality relevant resources that enable trainers and trainees engage with the principles of behaviour for learning to improve the management of classroom behaviour, enable achievement and foster the emotional wellbeing of learners.
Michael Rosen
Children's Laureate

The UK site for using films, media and film-making with children, young people and adults.
Everybody writes
Everybody Writes offers classroom teachers innovative ideas and practical resources to get primary pupils and secondary students excited about writing. The Everybody Writes approach is about exploring writing beyond the classroom and taking it into the playground, communities and even the workplace. Everybody Writes encourages schools to try out new and interesting ways of initiating writing and to offer their young people a real audience for their writing.
Free Teaching Resources lists some of the best free teaching resources, lesson plans and worksheets for primary and secondary school teachers in the UK . The free teaching resources cover, ks1, ks2, ks3 and ks4 and all school curriculum subjects plus teaching ideas for areas such as literacy, numeracy, SATs, GCSE revision, GCSE bitesize tips.

MediaEdu is a website created to support 

Media Studies teachers and their students. It has an archive of resources. MediaEdu is a subscription site - it costs £79.95 for your department and students to access it.

English Edusites
EnglishEdu is a website created to support GCSE and A Level English teachers. It costs £30 to access it.
TheWholeStory offer storytelling performance, workshops, INSET and training suitable for Early Years to Key Stage 3. They facilitate the skills and techniques of storytelling within classrooms to compliment and improve reading, writing, speaking and listening, stimulate creativity and to inspire learning in a fun and energetic way. Their website gives case studies and details of how they use storytelling in the classroom and with teachers. Email:
Millionaire for Schools
Millionaire for Schools is a development of ‘Who wants to be a Millionaire?’ – the world's most popular quiz – designed specifically for educational use. It enables teachers to choose from hundreds of existing quizzes and questions across a broad range of subjects for Key Stages 1–4.

FilmEdu is a website created to support GCSE and A Level Film Studies teachers. It costs £30 to access it.


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