Active Reading Is Here!

27th January, 2020

Active English Reading Plans Launched!

We’re delighted to announce the continued development of our resource with the addition of our first set of Active Reading plans.

Our Active English resource now contains over 900 plans (with resources) to allow teachers to incorporate physical activity when planning both their Writing and Reading activities.

6 Amazing stories featuring 160 lesson plans

Together with The Literacy Company we have teamed up to bring you 6 fantastic stories, featuring princesses, pharaohs and magic scarves. These stories cover 160 lesson plans across Years 1 to 6 and all aspects of key Reading skills.

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Check your Teach Active dashboard to view all stories with accompanying lesson plans. Not subscribed to Active English? No problem. Subscribe or add Active English to your existing Teach Active subscription today!

Teach Active helped us raise the engagement of students in maths across the school. Active English has helped us achieve the ultimate goal. Lessons are engaging, active and diverse… students love them!

- Joel Beeden, PE Coordinator, SENCO, Year 6

Active English 2020

  • 900+ Active English plans/resources (covering Writing and Reading objectives) with a further 800 plans to be added throughout the spring/summer term at no additional cost to existing subscribers!*
  • Mapped to the primary curriculum
  • Covering Writing objectives and key Reading skills
  • Written by national literacy consultants
  • Foundation Stage to Year 6

Teach Active has been supporting schools with active learning for the past 4 years. Initially focusing on incorporating physical activity into Maths lessons – and more recently launching Active Writing – our highly commended and award-winning website is supporting the attitudes and attainment of hundreds of thousands of pupils across the UK.

2020 will see the launch of our Reading plans – 1000+ plans and resources for teachers to use to help teach curriculum Reading skills through physical activity.

These plans have been carefully written by national literacy consultants and will support outstanding teaching and learning.

Divided into sections, each section will focus on a different Text – each with lesson plans and resources to cover key Reading Skills.

Plans will be launched throughout 2020. January will see the launch of the first 160 plans, covering Stories for years 1 to 6 and covering all aspects of the Reading skills as shown below.

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“Not only will Teach Active English support schools in developing a more active school day, it will also drive up standards in English within your school. As an English teacher for 20 years, this has a particularly important place in my heart. We hope you love it as much as we do!”

- Stuart Kay, School Director, Youth Sport Trust