Nikki Gamble – Exploring Children’s Literature

This is a task for first year students who are studying Primary Education 5 -11 years. You have been asked to read and consider the ideas i [...]

Some resources for teaching phonics

Students have been asking us about books for teaching phonics today, so I thought I’d quickly highlight two resources that may be use [...]

World Mental Health Day

As it’s World Mental Health Day today, I thought it would be good to highlight some of our resources, which can be used to encourag [...]

Are you ready for National Poetry Day (4th Oct)

Tomorrow is National Poetry Day and many teachers and librarians will be hosting poetry events in schools and libraries throughout the count [...]

Promoting reading for pleasure in secondary schools

Booktrust has a reading for pleasure programme for secondary schools, which is funded by the Arts Council. The programme offers a free Scho [...]

Newly published books

We are very excited about some new books that have been published and are eagerly awaiting their arrival at the Curriculum Centre. Here are [...]

Klaus Flugge Prize & more…

The winner of the Klaus Flugge Prize 2018 will be announced this evening (7.30pm) at an event in London. The Klaus Flugge Prize is awarded [...]

International Literacy Day – 8th September 2018

As we get ready to begin another academic year, we would like to extend a very warm welcome to all of our students and we look forward to me [...]

Review of recent book award winners

There were a number of book award winners announced last week. The 2018 winners of the Branford Boase Award were announced on Wednesday 4th [...]

2018 Carnegie & Greenaway Medal Winners

The winners of the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals were announced this morning: 2018 CILIP Carnegie Medal Where the World Ends – Ge [...]

Poetry and picture books celebrating fathers

With Fathers Day just around the corner, here are some picture books which celebrate dads: Daddy Long Legs – Nadine Brun-Cosme & A [...]

World Cup 2018

The World Cup is underway and this football competition can provide a real stimulus for getting children reading. Children’s author Tom Pa [...]
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