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Why Closing the Word Gap Matters

 

'The limits of my language mean the limits of my world.' (Ludwig Wittgenstein,1921)

If you've read the Oxford Language Report Why Closing the Word Gap Matters, you'll be aware of the impact of the word gap. This is why, in partnership with Oxford University Press, we've created a collection of simple, practical, and engaging resources to help you close the word gap in your school or classroom.

If you're a senior manager, a SENDCo, a literacy leader, or any staff member with a special interest in literacy, you'll also find strategies and ideas for a whole-school policy.

English

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all secondary English classrooms.

Maths

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all secondary maths classrooms.

Science

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all secondary science classrooms.

Geography

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all secondary geography classrooms.

History

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all secondary history classrooms.

Primary

Address the word gap with our free resource – full of strategies and practical activities to close the vocabulary gap in all primary classrooms.

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