Tag: reading

Call for volunteers to support children with reading this September

Children’s literacy charity, Bookmark, is bringing its one-to-one reading programmes to primary schools in Leeds, and it’s calling for volunteers to support children online as we start this crucial new school year. Helping a child to make progress with their reading is hugely rewarding and there’s never been a better

Hugh Gaitskell superhero students spend day with children’s author Jason Beresford

Children’s author Jason Beresford spent the day with students at Hugh Gaitskell Primary School to celebrate the launch of the Leeds Year of Reading in September.

Students transformed into superheroes for a whole school assembly before participating in interactive author-led reading and drama workshops.

Parents and children Try Reading at New Bewerley

  Seventy parents came into New Bewerley Community School last Friday to attend the Try Reading event with their children. Tom Palmer the author of the Try Reading books about Scrum and Steed shared the event with Lois Forsell and Harry The Hawk from Hunslet Hawks. Lois and Harry both