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.
Social mobility charity Speakers for Schools and Book Clubs in Schools have teamed up with Penguin Random House for the fourth instalment of The National Teen Book Club where state-school students across the UK read and discussed Kit De Waal’s award-winning novel ‘My Name is Leon’. It follows the successful book
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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
“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