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!
National Poetry Day takes place on September 28th and is an annual celebration in the UK, established in 1994 to inspire people across the country to enjoy, discover and share poems. There’s a theme each year and for 2017, it’s ‘freedom’. If you’re looking to prep ahead of the celebrations next week, the National Poetry day… Read More National Poetry Day 2017
It’s been all go in our office this week, so please bear with us as we take you on a quick whizz through the last five days… On Monday, we were in school at our annual Carnegie Greenaway shadowing event (this year hosted by the lovely Wymondham High!) discussing the shortlisted titles and who we all… Read More CKG & FLY week 2016
A few bits before we launch into our usual reviews: This a great piece in the Primary Times about the impact of the Chatterbooks in schools project. Norfolk was one of the local authorities piloting the scheme, with work led by our SLS team including visits to local libraries. If you’re interested in the scheme,… Read More Chatterbooks, Bookstart Week, and Norfolk’s Young People
ONE WEEK TO GO! Norfolk Schools will have finished for the holidays this week and while we’re looking forward to a little break, we’re also keeping busy putting together project boxes for the New Year. If you’re feeling particularly organised and are looking toward 2016, you can find a list of our spring term INSET… Read More Festive Countdown- Week Three!