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Swindon Stories is working with schools to make reading, writing and talking a priority and to give young people the literacy skills they need to succeed in life.

Use these resources in your school to inspire pupils and get them excited about reading and writing, in and out of the classroom.


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    Creating excitement around a new class book

    This resource gives advice on introducing a book to your class and encouraging children to use their detective skills to explore the text.
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    Fake news and critical literacy resources

    Equip your pupils with the critical literacy skills they need to survive and thrive in today's digital world.
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    Swindon 100 Reads

    Download this list of 100 children's books, voted for by the children of Swindon.
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Training and programmes

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    Understanding Literacy for GCSEs: Teaching disciplinary literacy - Portsmouth

    The reformed GCSEs place greater demands on pupils’ literacy skills. In line with new recommendations from the EEF, this one-day workshop helps teachers meet this challenge.
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    Teaching Reading in Key Stage 2 - Devon

    2-day training to develop reading skills including comprehension and vocabulary.
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    Love our Libraries

    Love our Libraries provides online training, resources and research for those working in school libraries.
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