“If we want to be skillful in helping other people, especially children, become willing, avid, and – most important of all – thoughtful readers, we need to know how to create a reading environment that enables them.”Aiden Chambers
The development of children’s reading skills and comprehension is intertwined with the need to nurture a love of books and reading to create lifelong readers.
These resources provide practical tips and ideas for promoting a culture of reading in your primary school. Have a look at our resources for developing a whole-school reading environment in secondary schools.
You will find:
- 20 practical ideas to inspire a vibrant, whole-school reading environment from book nooks to displays, outdoor reading spaces to homework ideas
- Tips on how to get new staff involved
- A pupil reading survey
- Tips for successful buddy reading in primary school.
- A reading escapes postcard
Find out about our Reading for Pleasure CPD which explores the link between a love of reading and attainment and helps you to drive an improved reading culture across your school.