Assistant Headteacher, Orchard Park Community Primary School
Clare's professional bio / interests
I’m a reading subject specialist and have designed and implemented a comprehension skills-based reading curriculum. I’m a self-confessed book lover and I’m committed to sharing my passion for reading with all children, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
I’d like help with…
Providing tips and resources for helping children to make academic progress in reading whilst promoting reading for pleasure.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
- I converted a spare bedroom into a library - I read 61 books in 2020 - I have never finished a Harry Potter book
A career highlight
A reluctant reader in my class asked his mum to take him to meet an author of one of our class texts in a local bookshop. He brought me back a lovely message and book signed by the author!
Aug 16, 2021