Skip to content
Part of
Slide 1
Slide 2

Book a free Early Reading Health Check

Click to complete self referral form

Welcome to the Jerry Clay English Hub

We are one of 34 English Hubs nationwide, funded by the Department for Education to support schools in achieving excellence in teaching reading and early language development. We will be providing funding and free support to schools in Wakefield, Barnsley & Leeds.

Jerry Clay English Hub is based at Jerry Clay Academy, an outstanding school in Wakefield. We are passionate about reading and teaching all children to read fluently and for enjoyment. As a National Support School, we have considerable experience & expertise in providing high-quality CPD, and bespoke support to drive school improvement.

Jerry Clay English Hub - Welcome

Our primary aim is to support schools with

Early Language Development

Age Appropriate Phonics Provision

Promoting a Love of Reading


People have attended medium level support since 2018
Schools have been part of Transforming Reading Culture in 2021-22
Schools have been partner schools
People have attended intense training level support since 2018
Audits have been completed
Schools have been funded
Schools funded through the Accelerator Fund

Upcoming Profesional Programmes