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Introducing Kate Ruttle and Gill Budgell


Kate Ruttle has been a primary school teacher in the UK for nearly 30 years. She has been involved in educational publishing for over 20 years and has published extensively in primary literacy, assessment and special needs with a range of UK publishers. She is the co-author of the international best-selling series Cambridge Primary English.

Gill Budgell has 25 years’ experience in education; teaching, providing training around the world and now working as a consultant publisher, researcher and writer. She is the co-author of the best-selling series, Cambridge Primary English.

Browse through the videos below to hear Gill Budgell provide an introduction to Penpals detailing its structure and components as well as an explanation of how the series ties in to primary curriculums.