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"I've really grown in confidence through all of Maria's help and support. I'm really grateful!"

Kaye Templeton, Literacy Subject Leader, Cheddon Fitzpaine Church School, Taunton.

2014-08-30T14:54:18+00:00

Kaye Templeton, Literacy Subject Leader, Cheddon Fitzpaine Church School, Taunton.

“I’ve really grown in confidence through all of Maria’s help and support. I’m really grateful!”

“When we need support to improve writing within our school, Maria is ALWAYS our number one choice; we only use the best!”

Heather Cunningham, Headteacher, St James Church School, Taunton.

2014-08-30T14:57:12+00:00

Heather Cunningham, Headteacher, St James Church School, Taunton.

“When we need support to improve writing within our school, Maria is ALWAYS our number one choice; we only use the best!”

"Thank you for a first class, spot-on session: clear, concise, supportive and practical."

Pete Williamson, Headteacher, Rockwell Green Primary School, Wellington.

2014-08-30T15:00:13+00:00

Pete Williamson, Headteacher, Rockwell Green Primary School, Wellington.

“Thank you for a first class, spot-on session: clear, concise, supportive and practical.”

“Maria’s INSET is inspirational. Our staff always ask for more!"

Stewart Biddles, Headteacher, Trull Primary School, Taunton.

2014-08-30T15:42:56+00:00

Stewart Biddles, Headteacher, Trull Primary School, Taunton.

“Maria’s INSET is inspirational. Our staff always ask for more!”

“Maria is a breath of fresh air – handing on the essential skills of literacy teaching in such an engaging way."

Mike King, CLP co-ordinator for the Sedgemoor Learning Alliance.

2014-08-30T15:46:09+00:00

Mike King, CLP co-ordinator for the Sedgemoor Learning Alliance.

“Maria is a breath of fresh air – handing on the essential skills of literacy teaching in such an engaging way.”

“Maria provides outstanding INSET and support without fail!"

Kirsti Nelson, Headteacher, Staplegrove and Norton Primary Schools, Taunton.

2014-08-30T15:51:03+00:00

Kirsti Nelson, Headteacher, Staplegrove and Norton Primary Schools, Taunton.

“Maria provides outstanding INSET and support without fail!”

"A big thank you Maria for your inspirational Literacy support. You never fail to answer all our questions and continue to develop 'out of the box' thinking."

Jo Morton, Deputy Head and Subject Leader, St James Church School, Taunton.

2014-09-01T19:23:19+00:00

Jo Morton, Deputy Head and Subject Leader, St James Church School, Taunton.

“A big thank you Maria for your inspirational Literacy support. You never fail to answer all our questions and continue to develop ‘out of the box’ thinking.”

"An inspiring literacy specialist who understands the needs of both teachers and head teachers in raising achievements and standards"

Chris Partridge, Headteacher, St. Paul's Junior School, Shepton Mallet

2014-08-28T10:46:22+00:00

Chris Partridge, Headteacher, St. Paul's Junior School, Shepton Mallet

“An inspiring literacy specialist who understands the needs of both teachers and head teachers in raising achievements and standards”

Maria Richards is a freelance Literacy Consultant specialisingMaria 1 in specifically targeted in-school support for raising standards and achievement in literacy.  Receive tailored literacy support, unique to the needs of your school and your learners.  Maria also offers a comprehensive programme of training and conferences available to all schools.  Although based in Somerset, Maria is available for in-school support, consultancy and training across the UK and abroad.

Maria is also part of the National Talk for Writing team.  She is the ONLY Somerset consultant to be a Pie Corbett accredited Talk for Writing trainer, training nationally and internationally.  See here for more details.

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