"Our time with Wensum English Hub has been so supportive. The funding has allowed us to dramatically improve our phonics"
Rebecca starman - heartwood CE VC Primary and nursery school
"The help and support has been brilliant! Literacy Specialist Days provide a form to work on, highlighting the next steps. It is an opportunity to inform and update regarding changes"
Victoria Purvis - North denes primary School
"I am truly grateful for our Literacy Specialist support and guidance over the last two years. She has developed my confidence in my role as Reading Lead and my ability to ensure progress for all the children in our school"
Rebecca Farmer - John of Gaunt Infant and nursery school
"We have valued the support and advice our Literacy Specialist has given to us, it has meant that we have questioned our practice and made necessary changes. The whole school approach is now embedded and we look forward to our phonics future"
Emma Borthwick - Suffield Park infant & nursery school
"Excellent support throughout from our Literacy Specialist. The next steps are to make progress, supportive lesson observations as well as data analysis and coaching staff"
Danielle grant - Edward worlledge ormiston academy
"I have really enjoyed working collaboratively with the Hub to improve the quality of phonics within our school. The support sessions we have received have been informative, relevant and helpful. Targets that have been set following the support days have been clear and achievable and have contributed to ensuring consistency and high expectations of the delivery of phonics across EYFS and KS1. The Wensum English Hub specialists are always happy to help answer any of my questions and their regular contact has ensured we keep on top of data deadlines, supporting individual children and staff training"
- Loren Carpenter, Queen's hill Primary School
"We are so grateful for the opportunities and support the Wensum English Hub has given Heartwood. Thank you! The funding and support from the Hub has given us so much opportunity to ensure every child is a reader"
- Emily McMillen, Heartwood CE VC Primary & Nursery School
"I absolutely adore working with our Literacy Specialist. Our discussions are so powerful. These conversations put children at the forefront, where gaining lifelong skills in Reading and Writing is paramount. Our Literacy Specialist helps me to feel super motivated in my role as Reading Leader within school"
- Ellie Cutter - Angel Road Infant School
"The showcase event was really interesting and informative. The presenting team were knowledgeable and supportive, and this event provided the opportunity to reflect on our own practice; looking at what we already do well but what we can also do to move our practice forward to support the children"
- Donna Southon - Watlington Community Primary School
"I have found the Wensum Trust to be professional, friendly and focused on supporting children. I have worked with them twice and both times I have loved it and gained insight too. I very much look forward to working with them again in the future"
- nIGEL LUNGENMUSS-WARD (AUTHOR FREDDIE'S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM
"Its been a delight to work with Wensum English Hub. They support a wide range of schools through a variety of options and quality training opportunities. It's been my pleasure wont work with such a professional and friendly team, dedicated to putting children first"
- EMMA spiers (the learning lady)
"It was a pleasure to collaborate with Wensum English Hub in the delivery of professional development on evidence-informed reading"
- Christopher SUCH