On 6th June, CILIP and the School Library Association are launching a campaign to get school libraries made an essential part of every Ofsted inspection, with funding for schools to nurture library staff. Ofsted’s own research shows that: “In the most effective primary and secondary schools visited, libraries and well trained specialist librarians had a… Read More Books about Books!
Our Librarian, Harriet, wrote this before the rain descended on us once again…! Because Spring has sprung at last, and because travelling around Norfolk there seem to be many trees threatened by road and house building (though there are some being planted too, happily), it seems a good moment to mention a few of the… Read More Terrific Trees: A Celebration!
If you visited our blog this time last week, you’ll have seen our post recapping our morning shadowing this year’s Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards. One of the best parts of our morning was hearing what pupils from the six schools who joined us had to say about this year’s shortlists. Some even shared reviews-… Read More (Belated) CKG Reviews!
With Norwich being a brilliant cultural hub of arts, we’re incredibly lucky to regularly have at our disposal lots of amazing events for young and old alike. Today sees the launch of this year’s Norfolk and Norwich Festival, the flagship arts festival for the East of England. The festival itself is one of the oldest within the… Read More Festivals!
This week saw Norfolk schools return from the Easter break for the start of the summer term and with only 12 school weeks left until the end of the academic year, now’s a great time to encourage your young people to think about what they might like to do with their free time in July and August. For those… Read More A Summer Call for Volunteers!
The last few weeks have flown by and the final week of our Advent Book Doors is upon us- and it’s suitably christmas themed, especially as there are now less than 24 hours until “the big day”! We hope you’ve enjoyed our festive countdown and would encourage you to look back through the last three… Read More Merry Christmas from the SLS team!