Evidence received

The Oracy All-Party Parliamentary Group would like to thank everyone who has contributed evidence to the Inquiry so far. We will be uploading all evidence to this page in due course. 


Access Team, Trinity College, University of Oxford

ACE centre

Achievement for all


AimHigher London Oracy Project

Amber-Page Moss, University-Schools Liaison Officer


Association of Colleges

Auditory Verbal UK

Barbara Priestman Academy

Bespoke Speechwriting services

Better Communication CIC

Bristol Early Years

British Stammering Association

Chartered College of Teaching


City of London Corporation

Claire Buchanan, Speech and Language Therapist

Cubitt Town Junior School


Dandelion Education

Debating Mental Health

Dr. Katerina Loukopoulou, Middlesex University

Dr. Arlene Holmes-Henderson (Speaking Citizens)

Dr. Deborah Jones, Brunel University London

Dr. Ioanna Bakopoulou, University of Bristol

Dr. Jan Hardman, University of York

Dr. Julia Snell, University of Leeds

Dr. Karen Daniels, Sheffield Institute of Education, Sheffield Hallam University

Dr. Rob Drummond, Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr. Rupert Knight, University of Nottingham

Durham Commission on Creativity and Education

Economist Foundation

Education Scotland

Education Works Ltd on behalf of Oracy@GwE

Elmhurst Primary School

English & Media Centre

English Speaking Board


European Speechwriter Network

Fair Education Alliance

Fit 2 Learn

Gearies Primary School

Harrington Nursery school

Hatchlands Primary School

Heacherteachers Roundtable (1)

Heacherteachers Roundtable (2)

Head of English and Drama Portsmouth High School

Herts and Bucks TSA (St Clement Danes School)

Highlands Primary School

Holland Park School

Holy Rosary Teaching School Alliance

I CAN (1)

I CAN (2)

Independent Thinking Ltd/ Association for Language Learning

Isle of Man Government (Department of Education, Sport and Culture)

Laurus Trust and Altius Alliance

Let's Think in English (Kings College London)

Madeleine Holt, The Media Coach

Mayespark Primary School


National Education Union

National Literacy Trust

National Theatre

New Schools Network

Newham 6th Form Centre

Noctua Teaching School Alliance

Noisy Classroom

Northampton School for Boys


Oracy Cambridge

Oracy for Everyone/ Find Your Voice

Parc Eglos School



Plymouth Oracy Project

Professor Alan Finlayson, University of East Angiia

Professor Courtenay Norbury, University College London

Professor Elizabeth Stokoe, Loughborough University

Professor Julie Dockrell, UCL Institute of Education

Professor Robin Alexander, University of Cambridge (1)

Professor Robin Alexander, University of Cambridge (2)

Professor Stephen Coleman, University of Leeds

Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists

Royal Institution and British Science Association

Ryders Hayes School

Sally Harper, Independent supply teacher and consultant


Siddiqui Education Ltd

Siobhan Boyce, Communication/ Behaviour specialist

Smart Schools Councils

Speakers Corner Trust

Speech Bubbles

Spinney Academy

St Ambrose Barlow RC High School

St Anne's Primary School

St Christopher's C Of E High School Academy

St Mary's CE Primary Academy

Storytelling Schools

Stour Vale Academy Trust

Sutton Trust

Swakeleys School for Girls

Talk for Writing/ Talk for Reading

Talk the Talk

Talking Mats

Teach First

Teaching London

Teaching School Council South West

The Philosophy Foundation

Thomasin Seddon, Parent

Topsy Page, Freelance oracy trainer and consultant

Tudor Grange Academy Solihull

UCL Centre for Inclusive Education

UK Literacy Association

Uni of Nottingham

University of Leeds

Voice 21 

We Speak

Wendy Lee, Speech and Language Consultant

Wexham Primary School



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