There have been two interesting children’s book award shortlists announced in the last few weeks; firstly, take a look at the CLIPPA Poetry list on their website over here. We know that Joseph Coelho’s Overheard in a Tower Block has proved popular, and that he is an entertaining and inspiring poet to invite into school.… Read More Book Awards, Poetry and More!
It’s the last day of term here in Norfolk and there’s a definite spring in our step as the Easter holidays loom; the sun is shining and we’re already beginning to enjoy those longer (and warmer) days. It’s hard to believe that in two weeks time, the start of the summer term will be approaching- where has… Read More Fiction Discussion: Norwich’s Spring Term Meeting
We’re an office full of readers, so we firmly support anything that encourages reading for pleasure at any age, and BookTrust’s Time To Read initiative does just that. Research shows that reading for fun, particularly families reading together, encourages children to do better in school across all subjects- even maths! In November and December, BookTrust… Read More Time To Read
This post comes a little late, but we’ll blame our pre & post-christmas busyness for the delay! As well as our group based in Fakenham, the autumn term saw the introduction of a new Reading for Pleasure group based in Norwich, which we were very excited about. Led by one of our Librarians, Harriet, our… Read More KS2 Fiction Discussion- Autumn Term
How on EARTH is it 2014 already?! It seems like only yesterday that we were setting up this little blog but time has whizzed by and it’s nearly five months old- yikes! We’d like to thank everyone who has read and commented in this time- we hope you’ve been enjoying our posts as much as we’ve… Read More Happy New Year & an SLS Best-of!