Eric Ferguson has extensive experience working in primary schools. He directs the development of Literature Works a region-wide  English and cross curricular school improvement/development strategy which benefits the whole school. Previous to his current role Eric has worked as senior school improvement consultant and English manager for Newcastle LA, regional HUB coordinator,  OfSTED inspector  and associate regional adviser for the DfE (ISP).

Lead Teachers  support on-going developments  within  Literature Works. Schools benefit from a very strong team of 17 lead teachers supporting leadership and teacher development, resources  and CPD.

Newcastle City Libraries  have been  a major partner over the last 12 years. Led by Jen Brown, city libraries play a crucial role in supporting Literature Works  schools  not only in terms of authors and texts but also in sharing expertise and  cultural offers  within the world of children`s literature.