Get Islington Reading

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Get Islington Reading is a three-year borough-wide campaign that includes a fully funded programme for Key Stages 2 and 3 in 13 local schools to embed reading for enjoyment in school communities and support transition from primary to secondary education. The programme will review current provision, facilitate participation in a wide range of reading activities, provide new books for school libraries, and connect schools and public libraries to build a strong community of readers in Islington.

The project will be delivered by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with The Reading Agency, Islington public library service, Islington Education Library Service and Islington School Improvement Service.

Each school’s involvement in the project will look different depending on needs, priorities and provisions already in place.

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    For families

    Fun family activities and free, useful resources aimed at Islington families.
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    For schools

    We have lots of resources, guidance and training to support Islington's schools and teachers.
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    For supporters

    Find out how community organisations can support Get Islington Reading.
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