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.
Youngsters across Leeds are signing up for this year’s ‘Summer Reading Challenge’, as well as for their events programme that runs throughout the school holidays. The annual Reading Challenge is this year themed ‘Mischief Makers’ – based on the 80th anniversary of the Beano, the legendary comic featuring Dennis the
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
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