Government launches inquiry into SATs

The Education Committee has launched a long-awaited inquiry into primary assessment and is inviting written submissions on the impact of SATs, including how recent reforms have affected teaching and learning.

25/09/2016Government launches inquiry into SATs

Preschoolers adept at using tablets and apps

A new report into preschoolers has found that young children are increasingly using tables and apps, and watch on average two and a half hours of programs, films and videos each day, mostly in the afternoon and evening.

24/09/2016Preschoolers adept at using tablets and apps

Free Coaching Cards for Children packs

ReadingZone has three packs of free Coaching Cards for Children available to give away to schools. The Coaching Cards provide a range of questions that can be used to encourage children to talk about themselves.

24/09/2016Free Coaching Cards for Children packs

Free children's reading roadshow

Parents and carers can attend a free children's reading roadshow on Thursday 13 October 2016 (9.30am to 11.30am) at Warden Park Primary Academy in Haywards Heath, London, which is being run by the Book Activist.

24/09/2016Free children's reading roadshow

Bids to raise funds for refugees

An online auction is underway to help raise funds for charities providing aid to refugees - and particularly unaccompanied minors - in camps around Europe. On offer are signed books, original illustrations and specialist advice and free school...

24/09/2016Bids to raise funds for refugees

Nominate your Pupil Library Assistant of the Year

Do you have an enthusiastic pupil library assistant who has been instrumental in helping build the library's success? You might want to nominate them for the Pupil Library Assistant of the Year Award.

24/09/2016Nominate your Pupil Library Assistant of the Year

Michael Morpurgo warns of literacy divide

Author Michael Morpurgo has called for the introduction of libraries to all schools, daily storytime and school author visits to help reverse a divide in literacy and the failure to "engage and enthuse" all children in reading, in the inaugural...

22/09/2016Michael Morpurgo warns of literacy divide

Jacqueline Wilson event in Kingston

Are you, or do you know, a Jacqueline Wilson super fan? Look out for this special event at the Rose Theatre in Kingston on Saturday 22nd October, when Jacqueline will be launching her new book, Clover Moon.

21/09/2016Jacqueline Wilson event in Kingston

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