The Reading School: creating a culture of reading


This course is designed for schools looking to implement systemic change regarding the place of reading in and beyond the curriculum. It proposes working with drivers that are known to be most effective in creating and sustaining change. The day is structured around 6 major strategies for developing an outstanding reading school

  • Developing text knowledge
  • Developing pedagogic knowledge
  • Creating independent readers – the reading journey
  • Parental engagement
  • Reading environments – why carpets and cushions are not enough
  • Selection and organisation of resources
  • Celebration of reading
  • Delegates will receive a copy of Exploring Children’s Literature: reading for pleasure and purpose (worth £24.99)