Moving ahead with the new school library

In this update, Victoria Stevenson at Cabot Primary School sees the new library space temporarily taken over as a result of building works - making it harder to check in the 2,500 new books.

14/05/2014Moving ahead with the new school library

Free film resources

We found out about this new resource via the SLA website and wanted to share it with you. Into Film is a new film education charity that offers a range of free resources for state-maintained schools.

09/05/2014Free film resources

Creating a new primary school library 2

Victoria Stevenson, school librarian at Cabot Primary School in St. Pauls, Bristol, describes the challenges of setting up a new library for the school, three months on from joining the school.

04/04/2014Creating a new primary school library 2

Creating a new primary school library

With reading for pleasure high on the literacy agenda, more primary schools are now opening dedicated libraries. In this series of blogs, librarian Victoria Stevenson tells us about the challenges...

10/03/2014Creating a new primary school library

What are children reading?

Jeff Kinney (Wimpy Kid) has overtaken Roald Dahl as children's favourite author, topping the list of the books that are most popular with children aged five to 18 years, according to the new What...

06/03/2014What are children reading?

New blog focusing on dyslexic readers

Barrington Stoke, which publishers books for reluctant and dyslexic readers, has launched a thoughtful blog, 'Cracking Reading', where they will be exploring some of the issues around dyslexia and...

28/01/2014New blog focusing on dyslexic readers

Printed books hold fast in US

We're always interested in reading stats from the US as they generally show us what will be trending in the next few years. So it's good to hear that US adults are still reading printed books.


Celebrating Dr Who's anniversary

To celebrate this Novemberís 50th Anniversary of Dr Who, Don Valley library held a special workshop with Dr Who author, Daniel Blythe.

24/11/2013Celebrating Dr Who's anniversary

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