Dovedale Primary School awarded model school status

Dovedale Primary School, Liverpool has been appointed as a Read Write Inc. Model School as a result of their excellent literacy teaching in 2018. The programme, a reading and writing programme created by Ruth Miskin and published by Oxford University Press is for 4-8 year-olds and taught for one hour every ...

Spellwick – The Magical Spelling Game

By Andy Kelly I really like this app and definitely enjoyed playing it. The developers have certainly completed a lot of research and from viewing their website you can see that a lot of work has gone into creating an app that will engage young people but also help them to ...

Greenbank Primary School learn the Power of Reading

Pupils from Greenbank Primary School, in Mossley Hill, are being taught using the power of reading approach as part of its new dedicated literacy focus. The Power of Reading project teaches literacy through the use of high-quality books and creative teaching approaches, such as art and drama. It aims to capture ...

Gallery: The District CE hosts second Reading Rocks event

The District CE Primary School hosted its second Reading Rocks event this weekend (Saturday 14 October), in association with Oxford University Press. After last year's phenomenal event, the Newton-le-Willows primary school hosted another sell-out day which brought like-minded, book-ish primary school staff and librarians together to discuss ways they can make reading rock ...

Year 5 students get glimpse of ‘big school’ at ASFA

Local primary schools were invited to the Academy of St Francis of Assisi (ASFA) for a fun-filled day of cooking, science experiments and arts.  Children from local primary schools including New Park Primary School, Smithdown Primary, All Saints Primary, Whitefield Primary, Lister Juniors, St Patricks Primary and St Hugh’s Primary were invited ...