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Carl Pattison
English Teaching & Learning

Carl Pattison

Carl Pattison began his career as a Key Stage 2 teacher. His initial specialism was in Mathematics, and this led to him becoming a Math’s Consultant for the National Strategies in 2008. However, his desire to support children in disadvantaged areas remained and he returned to work in a school as a deputy headteacher. During this period, he began to develop his understanding in early literacy and the challenges children face. Furthermore, his step into parenthood also enhanced his desire to learn more about reading and the journey to becoming a proficient reader. 

After a six-year period in headship and executive headship, he took up the post of English Hub lead for the Flying High Partnership. This enabled him to specialise in early literacy and reading for pleasure, whilst helping colleagues in schools to meet the reading challenge. He also works as the Early Reading lead for schools across the Flying High Trust and has established himself as an independent early literacy consultant. 

Carl Pattison's Webinars

Secondary Reading: Inspire a Love of Reading and Enhance Literacy Skills

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 8 minutes (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, school leaders and English teachers with advice and practical guidance on continuing to inspire a love of reading in all pupils to enhance their learning experience inside and outside the classroom, and attainment across the curriculum.  

Secondary Reading: How to Support Pupils Unable to Read

  • Available On Demand

Webinar Duration: 1 hour 1 minute (approx.) This webinar will provide headteachers, subject leads, teachers and teaching assistants with practical guidance and advice on developing and implementing measures in the classroom to support secondary age-pupils who are unable or struggle to read.