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
With half-term looming and a spattering of vaguely good weather, we’re creeping ever closer to summer- what a scary thought! There’s still lots going on though; we still have places on some of our INSET courses taking place this term, plus there is now only a month left to read all of the books shortlisted… Read More News & Reviews
Here at the School Library Service, we’re not just about books (though we are quite literally surrounded by them in our office!)- we also promote and offer training to support school and library staff throughout the year, some details of which you can see here. This week we’ve had two courses taking place and one of… Read More Planning for Success
I know we seem to say this every week, but the past seven days have been especially manic- in the best possible way! On Wednesday we were once again joined by the wonderful Anne Harding who led another full-day session entitled ‘Making Reading Attractive to Pupils with SEN at KS2 & KS3’. This course first took… Read More INSET, a Display Trip Away & Friday Read #10!