The Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge run by The Reading Agency, a charity designed to help children and young adults, specifically those lacking resources, transform their lives through reading. “Our work delivers against key national priorities helping the country to build...

The Letterbox Club

The Letterbox Club is for children who are cared for, or vulnerable in some other way. Schools and local authorities select the children to receive books monthly. The BookTrust runs the charity which provides parcels packed with books covering literacy and numeracy as...

Hachette School Resources

Hachette School Resources are freely available worksheets, or activity packs, to go with the books that they are selling. There are resources available for both KS1 and KS2, just hover over the “Free Resources” title to choose. Hello by Viola Wang is a KS1 book...

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is on the 2nd of March and there are celebrations for schools to take part in if they wish. This – Seussville – site is American – it is a big celebration in that country; however, there are lovely resources that could be really...

World Book Day Update

With World Book Day (WBD) being just around the corner on March the 3rd, it is definitely time to start planning any ideas that you may have for the day. We have already posted about the fact that it is a special 25th Anniversary, covering the books that will be on...