Reading

Oak Academy Virtual Library

Oak Academy are thrilled to launch the #VirtualSchoolLibrary in partnership with @Literacy_Trust, which will offer free books and audiobooks to pupils as they learn from home. 📚 This week, you can read @FansofJWilson’s The Story of Tracy Beaker. Visit https://t.co/Bi5QigLKkJ Continue Reading

Share a story corner for younger readers

Take ten minutes to share stories with your young children. Share A Story Corner videos have familiar characters and easy to follow stories, and tips for reading together. Look at the pictures together, guess what the characters are up to and ask your child what they think will happen next. Your child will soon be asking to read… Continue Reading

Reading around the Christmas tree

We have brilliant, Christmassy reading recommendations for the whole family to snuggle up with and enjoy together. Channel the Christmas spirit with these vibrant stories, featuring familiar character favourites and some fresh faces too. For under 8’s  . . . https://www.worldbookday.com/2020/12/christmas-reads-0-8/ For over 8’s . . . .https://www.worldbookday.com/2020/12/christmas-reads-8-teen/   Continue Reading

Scholastic books of the month – December

Enjoy getting lost in a book this December with some suggestions from Scholastic…. Age 3 to 4 The Grinny Granny Donkey by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley “We all love a treat. We all like to laugh. And we all love our grannies! My choice for 3+ this month rolls all three into one great book.… Continue Reading

Winter Reading Challenge

The Winter Mini Challenge encourages children to keep up their reading habits over the winter holidays, with a free-to-access website featuring rewards and incentives for reading and reviewing books. Over the school holidays children can experience a ‘dip’ in reading skills and learning, and due to the disruption to education caused by Covid-19, this year… Continue Reading