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Oxford School Improvement - Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett

Pie Corbett unlocks children’s creativity and writing skills through the art of storytelling. He is also a champion of the importance of teaching grammar in context.

Having worked as a teacher, Head Teacher, lecturer and OFSTED inspector, Pie is also a prolific author and a poet. He is the author of Oxford Reading Tree Stories for Writing.

Pie recognises that the ability to tell a story, together with a strong grasp of how language works, provides a springboard to becoming a good writer.

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Grammar Pathway

A unique four-step system to deliver effective school improvement. Available now on Oxford Owl

Nelson Skills

Watch our short video to find out more about these curriculum proof teaching programmes

Read Write Inc. Spelling

Watch this short sample video from Read Write Inc. Spelling that introduces a Year 3 spelling rule

Read Write Inc. Literacy and Language (PDF)

Find out how grammar is taught in context and through writing in Read Write Inc. Literacy and Language

Big Writing Adventures

Watch our short video to find out more about the writing adventure you could start with your class

Grammar Jargon Buster (PDF)

Download our free Grammar Jargon Buster to get a quick guide to the key terms

Grammar Glossary and Quiz

Use our free interactive Grammar Glossary and Quiz to help your children learn grammar definitions

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