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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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    Swindon literacy survey

    We need Swindon schools to take part in our vital research. All schools will get a personalised report of their results.
    Take part
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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.
    Book now
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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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    Words for Work: Dream Big

    Together schools and local businesses support Key Stage 1 pupils to develop their literacy skills, raise aspirations and challenge stereotypes.
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