Tag Archives: Secondary

Poetry award shortlist announced with free teaching sequences

The shortlist for the Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award (CLiPPA) has been announced. This award celebrates outstanding poetry publ [...]

Book Review – Hell and High Water by Tanya Landman

Hell and High Water is one of those books where you’re desperate to get to the end so you can find out what happens, but then all of a [...]

English teacher wins the Costa Children’s Book Prize

The winners of the 2016 award were announced last night with English teacher Brian Conaghan winning the children’s category with his [...]

Alex Wheatle wins the 2016 Guardian children’s fiction prize

  A young adult novel about life on an inner city council estate has won this year’s Guardian children’s fiction prize. Alex [...]

UKLA Book Awards 2017 longlist

The longlist has been announced for the UK’s only book awards judged entirely by active teachers (so a great award for you to keep yo [...]

Be prepared for the new academic year

Catch up with what’s been happening in the world of children’s books over the summer with this handy list of recent award win [...]

Children’s Book Award and YA Award winners 2016

Children’s Book Award 2016    The winners of the Children’s Book Award, the only national award decided entirely by children, [...]

The Island by Olivia Levez

    The Island (Oneworld) is the debut title from UK author Olivia Levez and is aimed at ages 13+. I devoured this book in one sitti [...]

Non-fiction award shortlist announced

The School Library Association have whittled down their longlist to reveal their top ten information books for children over three age categ [...]

Latest book award winners and shortlists

Our own book prize winner for commenting on the World Book Day quiz post was Jay Kew, PGCE Primary (3-7 years). Well done Jay, you’ve [...]

Costa Children’s Book Award 2015 winner

    One of the most imaginative children’s writers today, Frances Hardinge, has won the Costa Children’s Book Award for her  [...]

Success for David Almond and other book award news

Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize Winner 2015             David Almond’s contemporary retelling of the Orpheus and [...]
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