English Hub


We are delighted that Jerry Clay Academy has been named as one of 32 English Hubs appointed by the Department for Education. Our English Hub Lead & Reading Leaders will be driving this exciting project – please direct enquiries about the English Hubs programme to EnglishHub@jerryclayacademy.wakefield.sch.uk. We will officially launch our offer of support for 2018-19 and beyond on the 31st January 2019.


Click here to visit the Jerry Clay English Hub website


Click here to book your place on one of our free showcases.


Click here to book your place on our Reading Conference 2019 (for partner and funded schools only).


You can also follow us on Twitter: @JCEnglishHub


Support this academic year will consist of the following:


1) Showcase events – sharing best practice in phonics, early language development and reading for pleasure for up to 85 schools


2) Bespoke school support – action planning and development work over 2-3 days per school for up to 40 schools


3) Funding – up to £6,000 for those who meet the eligibility criteria, £3,000 match funding for other schools that meet criteria to purchase phonics resources or training


For next year we will be recruiting literacy specialists who will be recruited in the new year;  additional training will be provided for these specialists. These specialists will support 4 schools each for 6 days per school.


If you would like to register an interest or be added to the mailing list please complete the form below:

Please find more information about the English Hubs programme on the DfE press release