Empowering Teachers,
Inspiring Learners

An evidence-based school improvement strategy

We are a charitable organisation offering schools a powerful evidence-based program with over 30 years of proven results in helping all children learn to read and write regardless of their background or starting point. We work in partnership with schools and parents to help their children realise their fullest potential.

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years of the highest quality research behind the programme based on large, longitudinal, randomised control trials. 

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children in the UK have benefited from our real book approach to improving reading and writing.

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of children in our schools achieve Greater Depth in Reading, Writing & Maths, compared to the National Average of 9%.

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of children in SfA schools have Special Educational Needs which is less than half the national average of 2.9%. This is due to SEND children often achieving age expected levels following the introduction of the SfA Programme.

A whole day programme for Nursery children aimed at developing communication and language skills.

A whole day Reception programme to prepare children for Year 1 with key academic & interpersonal skills in place.

Our KS1 programme which focuses on securing phonic knowledge and building independent readers and writers.

Our KS2 programme which aims to develop advanced reading comprehension and writing skills.

Our KS3 literacy intervention programme specifically designed for secondary children reading at primary level.

A highly effective, consistent whole-school teaching and learning approach which forms the foundation of the entire SfA programme. 

A basic SfA package includes a number of annual days with one of our highly trained and expert consultants.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions about your school, our packages or for anything else.