Bob's 'Opening Doors to Quality Writing' book won The 2017 Education Resources Award. Opening Doors will embed the principles of mastery English whatever your present way of working. Opening Doors show how literature, including poetry and picture books, can give you the contexts to deliver exciting English. Gain a more rigorous reading curriculum that enhances student progress and confidence amongst challenging texts and benefit from high quality writing in your books. Bob’s consultancy work has led him to present his pioneering case studies at national and international conferences. He taught English for 23 years and excelled as an Advanced Skills Teacher. His tools, texts, and teachings are firmly rooted in his classroom experiences. He directs a successful Saturday Challenge enrichment school which stretches and enlivens the minds of able learners through literature
Bob's previous feedback
"Bob has not only helped us open the door for children to discover, appreciate and explore poetry and prose, but he has opened the door for our teachers: showing us what is possible when we teach without limits."
Warren Glew, Deputy Head, Overton CE Primary School, National Teaching School and lead of Aspire TSA
"I have been fortunate enough to be able to engage with Bob Cox and his Opening Doors philosophy both as a class teacher and as a senior leader of education for Poole. The impact of his training and the excellent books has been profound."
Ross Browne, Assistant Head Teacher, Talbot Primary School
"Oh what a joy to see creative English retrieved from the avaricious maws of 'literacy'!"
Barry J. Hymer, Professor of Psychology in Education, University of Cumbria