Tag: literacy

Leeds declares a Year of Reading

Leeds City Council has declared a ‘Year of Reading’ across the city. The aim of Leeds Year of Reading is to promote and encourage a love of reading across the city and, in particular, to engage children and their families, from different communities and backgrounds, in positive reading activity to help generate a long-term love of reading.

Literacy Festival set to be a huge success

The South Leeds Academy is staging an innovative festival to inspire and boost literacy amongst parents and students in Key Stage 3. With a national drive on the improvement and importance of literacy attainment, The South Leeds Academy are hosting their first ever ‘Literacy Festival’ on Monday 19 October 2015

Free ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ books and activities at Beeston Library

Beeston Library is giving away 50 copies of bestselling book Diary of a Wimpy Kid to local children tomorrow (Saturday 13th September). The library, off Town Street, is one of 200 across the UK taking part in the ‘Just Read’ giveaway which highlights how vital libraries are for the nation’s