Ormiston Chadwick Academy leads the reading way!

Ormiston Chadwick Academy in Widnes know reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible. The academy day begins with reading; students pass its book vending machine as they enter the academy and in their tutor groups they popcorn read their form reading book based on their OCAER values.

Book Review – New books for 2022

Breaking News: How to Tell What’s Real From What’s RubbishNick Sheridan £9.99A funny, practical and ever-so timely guide to the NEWS for 8-12-year-olds. Find out how to understand and navigate 24/7 news, how to spot the facts from the fake . . . and what to do if the news

Merseyside social enterprise shares big plans for the year ahead

At a time when many families are feeling the squeeze as the cost of living rises sharply, the founders of Merseyside social enterprise, Split Perspectivz, are on a mission to make a difference to the lives of local children.  Having delivered 16,000 free boxes filled with books, stationery and papercrafts to

For the Love of Libraries

“The more that you read, the more you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you will go.” So said Dr. Seuss. A recent study by the National Literacy Trust (NLT), however, suggests that children are in danger of missing out on the magic of reading due to