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One in eight schools has no library provision

While nine in ten schools in England have a designated library space, that falls to 67% in Wales and 57% in Northern Ireland, according to research commissioned by the Great School Libraries (GSL) Campaign.

19/10/2019One in eight schools has no library provision

The Demon Headmaster returns...

A whole new generation of children will get to meet the Demon Headmaster in a new television series now airing on CBBC and BBC i-Player, and you can watch children interviewing author Gillian Cross - prior to the new television series - via the...

19/10/2019The Demon Headmaster returns...

National Poetry Day survey

The organisers of National Poetry Day want next year's event to be even better than this year - can you help with the following survey? See link, below.

11/10/2019National Poetry Day survey

His Dark Materials comes to BBC1

Look out for the first episode of His Dark Materials, airing on BBC1 on 3rd November. The first eight episodes are based on Northern Lights, the first book in the His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman.

22/09/2019His Dark Materials comes to BBC1

Michael Morgan celebrates National Poetry Day

Michaela Morgan inspires children to enjoy and to write poetry during this live recorded event with children at Cheam Common Junior Academy. Watch the full event, and find out how to start writing your own group or individual poem for National...

21/09/2019Michael Morgan celebrates National Poetry Day

BAME representation in children's books rises

The second Reflecting Realities report, a survey of ethnic representation in UK children's literature, shows an increased presence of BAME characters in children's books during 2018 compared to the previous year.

19/09/2019BAME representation in children's books rises

A new What the Ladybird Heard for next summer

Publisher Macmillan has confirmed it will publish a new title in the What the Ladybird Heard series by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, What the Ladybird Heard at the Seaside. It will publish in April 2020.

17/09/2019A new What the Ladybird Heard for next summer

Free School Library Pack

Don't forget to order your free School Library Pack for pupils aged 11-14 years, funded by Arts Council England and supported by Booktrust. The packs will be delivered in January 2020.

16/09/2019Free School Library Pack
 

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