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Reading at Year 6

Reading at Year 6 – Always a pleasure or a chore?

Posted on October 18, 2018 reading,

Reading at Year 6 – what’s the fuss?   Most young kids love reading, but when the busy Year 6 starts, it can be challenging to find the time to encourage them to read for fun. It’s important to remember, however, that the more kids read on their own time, the higher they tend to […]

How I turned the School Library around!

Posted on October 10, 2017 English, literacy, reading, SATs English,

Just one book opened a gateway that has never since been closed. — Lucy Bakewell, School Librarian of the Year 2009                                                    School libraries are an integral part of creating a […]

How to make the most out of your local library.

Posted on October 9, 2017 English, literacy, parents, reading,

It’s Libraries Week! To celebrate the wonderful addition libraries make to our communities, here’s some tips on making the most out of your local library. If you’d like to add your own ideas to this list, tweet us @Sats_companion or send us an email info@satscompanion.com.   1. More than just books! Libraries are great for […]

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