KS2 Sats results released

Some 61% of KS2 children have reached the expected standard across reading, writing and mathematics in the latest Sats test, well up on last year's figure of 53% but still leaving nearly 40% of children failing to meet the expected levels across...


School library provision surveyed

A new report into the provision of school libraries, and how they are used by schools, has revealed a worrying trend in budget cuts for primary and secondary library provision.

04/07/2017School library provision surveyed

Inaugural Foyles Literacy Ambassador announced

Cressida Cowell, author of the bestselling How to Train Your Dragon series, is to be the new Foyles Literacy Ambassador, a two-year tenure during which she will help promote reading and writing.

04/07/2017Inaugural Foyles Literacy Ambassador announced

Gillian Cross joins ReadingZone Live

We were thrilled to be joined by Gillian Cross for this ReadingZone Live event, when we found out more about Gillian's popular The Demon Headmaster series, as well as talking about writing creatively.

04/07/2017Gillian Cross joins ReadingZone Live

UKLA Book Award Winners 2017 announced

The winners of the UKLA Book Awards, which are chosen by teachers, have been announced with the winners including The Journey by Francesca Sanna; There's a Bear On MY Chair by Ross Collins; and The Reluctant Journal of Henry K Larsen by Susin...

30/06/2017UKLA Book Award Winners 2017 announced

Wicked Young Writers winners announced

Children from over 600 schools in the UK have taken part in the 2017 Wicked Young Writer Awards, with the winners announced today, Friday, at a ceremony at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED.

23/06/2017Wicked Young Writers winners announced

Win a bundle of Emily Gravett books!

We're celebrating the launch of Emily Gravett's new website with a giveaway of three of her newest books - Old Hat, Tidy and the Monkey and Me board book.

23/06/2017Win a bundle of Emily Gravett books!

Book Group Set of Kick to give away

We are giving away a set of ten copies of Kick by Mitch Johnson (Usborne Books) to a school book group, in return for some reviews for ReadingZone. Kick, which is aimed at readers aged 11+, will publish in September.

22/06/2017Book Group Set of Kick to give away

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