Sarah Cope
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  • Susie Spolander
    Susie Spolander

    As an experienced English consultant, Susie works nationally and internationally with schools, academies, partnerships and organisations to develop and improve all aspects of English across the primary age range.

    Prior to establishing her independent consultancy business, she worked as a Primary Strategies Literacy Consultant and then as an English Consultant for Oxfordshire County Council’s School Improvement Service.

    Susie has written, developed and led a wide variety of training events, programmes and projects to address current local and national educational priorities and, in recognition of this work, has been awarded the Gold Quality Mark for Professional Development by the London Institute of Education.


Zoom Session
Zoom Session


Tue 23 Jan 2024


14:00 - 15:30

English Leaders Support and Development Group (Day 3 of 6)

Focus: Support Groups
For: English leaders


This series of termly network meetings is aimed at providing updates and ensuring subject leaders have the latest information to support their strategic role in schools.

Each meeting will have a different focus, planned in response to current research and priorities, and will also allow for time to share school developments and best practice, as well as to network with other English subject leaders.

Meetings will include:

  • updates from Ofsted, DfE and STA.
  • information from current research.
  • details of relevant projects, events and competitions.
  • sharing of resources to support teaching and learning.
  • information of relevant CPD opportunities.
  • opportunities to share school developments and best practice.
  • opportunities to network with other English subject leaders.

Multiple Sessions:

This is a six session programme. All six sessions must be attended.

  • [1] Tue 26 September 2023
  • [2] Thu 16 November 2023
  • [3] Tue 23 January 2024
  • [4] Wed 20 March 2024
  • [5] Thu 25 April 2024
  • [6] Wed 12 June 2024

Please note: If you book one of these sessions, then we will automatically book you on the others. So you only need to submit one booking.

Director’s Note:

Quick. If your English leader isn’t already booked on this. Get them on now!