Getting all children to
read well, quickly.
Meet The Authors
Katie Press is the English Lead for the Knowledge Schools Trust Primaries.
She began working at Knowledge Schools Trust in 2013 teaching the founding Reception class then teaching throughout the school.
Having led phonics across the trust, Katie has supported the trust primaries through three outstanding Ofsted's.
Katie completed her PGCE at Roehampton University after studying English Language and Linguistics combined with Dance Studies.
Katie is also a Literacy Specialist for the KST English Hub, supporting schools in developing their phonics practice and modeling high quality phonics and early reading teaching.
Tara Dodson is the English Hub Lead for the Knowledge Schools Trust English Hub.
She began working at Knowledge Schools Trust in 2020 after spending 10 years working within Primary Schools across London.
Tara completed her PGCE at Goldsmiths University after studying Drama at the University of Winchester.
Tara supports many schools as part of her work with the English Hub, creating and delivering a CPD programme and drawing on her years as Reading Lead and the schools she has worked in across London.