http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7R6_HOSPq8. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WumSB0vZ5l8. If I told you that there was one thing you could do in 2014 that would be guaranteed to raise your achievement - would you do it?. Set yourself a target to…. For once we agree with Michael Gove….
If I told you that there was one thing you could do in 2014 that would be guaranteed to raise your achievement - would you do it?
“Reading a variety of literature independently by the age of 15 is the single biggest indicator of future success, out-weighing socio-economic background or family situations.” National Literacy Trust
“ Being an avid reader at school is more of an advantage than having educated parents.”
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Report
“ …and yet one in three children in Britain doesn’t own a book.”
National Literacy Trust
Last month education watchdog Ofsted said schools need to set aside more time for students to enjoy reading for pleasure.
Sample some of the wonderful things that go on in the library
Creative Writing Club
National Poetry Day
Poetry By Heart
Visit of Carol Ann Duffy
Visit of Simon Armitage
But remember books were as exciting as Apps when the printing press was first invented…
So there’s no excuse in 2014 not to enjoy getting lost in a good book!
Set yourself a challenging target for 2014!