The challenges of teaching reading to secondary aged students; new landscapes.

  This article recently featured in Nasen’s Special           The landscape We have emerged from a few years of ‘fervent phonics’ in primary schools which promises to eradicate reading failure amongst our older learners and so contribute to  ‘narrowing the gap’ of attainment. Whilst there are mixed views about the evidence […]

frattempo client project shortlisted for BETT 2013

Gill Budgell of frattempo was excited  to hear that Espresso Education has been shortlisted in the Primary Digital Content category with their innovative addition to their online service to schools, Espresso Phonics. Gill was the Phonics Consultant on this project and features on the teacher support videos. Lewis Bronze, CEO of Espresso Education, commented,  ‘We […]

frattempo client wins 2012 BETT industry award

Gill Budgell of frattempo was delighted to have been part of the award-winning team from Oxford University Press  at the 2012 BETT awards held in London. Oxford Owl, a free educational site offering literacy and numeracy advice for parents, beat a tough line up of competing entries to win the category for Digital Collections and […]