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
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.
The Summer Reading Challenge ‘Animal Agents’ is launching across all Leeds Libraries from Saturday (15 July 2017). This year it is super exciting as you will be going undercover! Can you help the animal agents solve the clues and crack the codes? This band of furry, slippery and feathered friends
Twelve boys from Hugh Gaitskell Primary School in Beeston who have have improved their reading skills this year have been rewarded with a trip to Waterstone’s bookshop. Some boys find reading a difficult habit to adopt, so the school worked with the group using a range of techniques including carefully
An exciting evening filled with bedtime stories took place at Lane End Primary School on Thursday 2nd March. As part of their World Book Day fun the teachers, parents, carers and children came together in their pyjamas for hot chocolate and to share lots of wonderful children’s books. “At Lane
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