Category Archives: Book news and events

2017 IBBY OBYPD Selection : Category 3

The Curriculum Centre is currently hosting the 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities. Our previous blo [...]

2017 IBBY OBYPD Selection : Category 2

The 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, which is currently on display in the Curriculum Centre, con [...]

2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

The 2017 IBBY Selection of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, an international touring exhibition, will be on display i [...]

Resources for Remembrance

It’s Remembrance Sunday this weekend, so I thought it might be useful to take a look at some resources that are available for teaching [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Read For Empathy Day

  After a successful pilot last year, Empathy Day, established by EmpathyLab, will now be a national event and will take place on the 1 [...]

FCBG Conference – A Golden Treasury: Hidden Gems Bright Futures

As part of their golden anniversary celebrations, the Federation of Children’s Book Groups held a very special conference last weekend in [...]

Read To Inspire : Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens treated our trainee teachers to an entertaining, interactive and inspiring event on poetry this morning. Performing poetry fro [...]
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