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Oxford School Improvement - Ros Wilson

Ros Wilson

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If the child can’t say
it, the child can’t
write it.

Ros Wilson is committed to raising standards in writing and education. Her concepts have helped many schools to raise standards in the UK and around the world.

Ros has over 45 years’ experience in education, including 27 years in schools, 10 years in senior management positions and 14 years in advisory and inspection work. Ros now focuses on writing and her consultancy within Andrell Education, specialising in training, advising and support work in schools.

On average, schools applying her methods have seen the majority of pupils progress between 3 and 7 sub-levels in a year.

Ros and Andrell Education have now teamed up with Oxford University Press to bring all schools easy access to the Big Writing methodology.

Find out more about Ros Wilson on her website and social media pages

Ros Wilson discusses Parent Engagement

Ros refers to new research about the way parents talk to their children in daily life, and how their approach to communication can affect their child's vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Back to School Tips: Ros Wilson

Read Ros' blog entry for Oxford Education, where she gives her top back to school tips for teachers.


Follow Ros on Twitter for the latest tweets on upcoming workshops and events.

Find out more about Ros Wilson's teaching resources

Big Writing training

Andrell Education and their expert team of consultants, led by Ros Wilson, offer a range of courses to enable successful implementation of the Big Writing methodology

New edition of the essential Big Writing handbooks

Take a look at Ros Wilson's Big Writing handbooks for a whole-school approach to raising standards in writing

Oxford Primary Assessment

Oxford Reading and Writing Assessment Handbooks

Ensure consistent teacher assessment of reading and writing

It's all about talk, innit? (PDF)

Read Ros Wilson's article in Teach Primary (November 2013).

Ros Wilson on Oxford Owl


Get advice from Ros Wilson on Oxford Owl

Get school improvement advice from Ros' Oxford Owl page

Oxford Owl Subscription

Register to Oxford Owl for access to free teaching support and resources

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Ofsted, Outstanding Lessons and Big Writing (video

Ofsted, Outstanding Lessons and Big Writing (video

Ros Wilson explains how Big Writing lessons closely meet the Department for Education’s ‘Standards for Teachers’.

7 min 51 sec

Professional Development

Ros Wilson Discusses Big Writing (video)

Ros Wilson Discusses Big Writing (video)

Ros Wilson talks about writing voice and explains the meaning of VCOP, which is at the heart of Big Writing. 3 min 58 seconds

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