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Lancashire Professional Development Service have been providing high-quality, professional training and development for over twenty-five years. The team offer a comprehensive range of consultancies, courses and conferences which cover the full range of curriculum, teaching and learning, and leadership needs.

Our well established and highly regarded team of Teaching and Learning Consultants design tailor-made professional learning opportunities and consultancy packages for schools, multi-academy trusts, clusters and other settings. LPDS support is readily available across Lancashire, the North West and further afield.

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Recent Publications

New English publication - The Primary Sentence Toolkit

The Primary Sentence Toolkit has been designed for subject leaders, class teachers and teaching assistants to support children in their understanding and composition of sentences.

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Brand New English Planning Units

Brand new English planning units:


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"The bespoke training provided to our teachers and teaching assistants in phonics has truly paid off.
During our recent Ofsted inspection, the inspectors were impressed with the early reading outcomes.
Your guidance and support have been instrumental in our success, and I am truly appreciative of the time and effort you have invested in our school.
Your commitment to enhancing our phonics training and overall staff development has played a pivotal role in our achievements."

Headteacher at a recently-inspected Red Rose Letters and Sounds school

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