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Teaching handwriting by Christopher Jarman

Widely recognised as a leader in its field (and economically priced) Christopher Jarman’s scheme for the teaching of Handwriting matching the National Curriculum Assessment Frameworks (Pages 4 & 5).

There is now a 2020, 3rd Edition Teachers' Handwriting Book. This book contains the teaching and practice handwriting pages to copy, a children's development chart and the history of handwriting.

Special Price at £25 rather than £30, £20 to members (plus £5 post and packing). Ring the office for bulk buys for schools.

Telephone: 07734772521    Email:

FULL SET – The complete set costs £55.00 (£45.00 for NAPE members) plus p&p, and includes: Teachers Resource Book with full set of 12 Workbooks and copybooks for under fives upwards 

and a parent’s guide. The Resource Book contains 85 pages on the history of handwriting, things to do and Interesting facts about the subject. There are over 40 photocopiable copy pages. 


  1. A photocopiable resource book for teachers – available separately NOW AT £25 each or £20 to members 
  2. Six copy books – available separately NOW AT £3 each
  3. Six photocopiable workbooks – available separately NOW AT £2 each
  4. A parent’s guide at ONLY £1 EACH !!!

Plus post & packing of £5 for orders up to £50.00 and £8 for larger orders. For a sale or return pack please contact: NAPE at  07734772521 or Email:



There is a series of  NAPE teaching of handwriting videos which demonstrate the use of the scheme at different ages from Early Years to KeyStage 2 followed by a video on Calligraphy. Please Click the icon.

The Christopher Jarman computer fonts is available from fontspace and can be practised on a computer application programme called Cursive Wizard (Font Choice - UK Cursive 2) suitable for tablets and smart phones from Google Play or Apple Store.

Full details, follow the links, Copy books 1-3 and Copy books 4 to 6.



Workbooks 1-6 Click for sample details,

follow the link 

Also available is the parents guide at £4 each. Buy now at £1 EACH !!


Reference to assessment standards in Handwriting

Working at the expected standard in English Writing at the end of Key Stage 2 

  • maintain legibility in joined handwriting when writing at speed.

Standards & Testing Agency (2017) National Curriculum Assessments 2018/2019  (Pages 4 & 5). 




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