Literacy

September 24, 2015
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World Book Day: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory No 1 for under 16’s

We are delighted that Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been voted the number one book to read before you are 16 by World Book Day. The classic children’s novel won the award based on a recent Sainsbury’s survey which asked 2,000 parents in the UK which are the top 50 books every child should read. This magical book fires up the imagination of children and is fantastic to read. Has your child read it? Are you going to read it with them? Why not encourage them by giving your child a golden ticket to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – […]
September 10, 2015
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10 Tips to Turn Your Child into a Bookworm

It’s world literacy day so here’s our top tips on helping your child to love reading. Getting the most out of story-time for children. Snuggling up with a good storybook is the perfect end to a child’s busy day. And it’s also a great way to help your child develop a life-long love of books and reading – one of the most precious gifts you can give. Every evening before bedtime allow 10-20 minutes for a cosy reading session. As you read aloud, run your finger along the text so your child can follow the words. Let your child take […]