Rachel Clarke is a freelance trainer and writer and the owner of the Primary English Education Consultancy Limited. She has worked in Primary Education for over 20 years as a teacher, SENCO, English Subject Leader, Deputy Headteacher and local authority Literacy Adviser. Rachel is the series editor and author of the popular Reading Detectives series published by Collins. She also writes regular articles for Teach Primary magazine and is an enthusiastic blogger. Her website www.primaryenglished.co.uk is a source of guidance and resources and is visited daily by teachers looking for support and inspiration. When not working with teachers, Rachel can usually be found with a cup of tea and a good book.