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Introducing Reading Schools

An introduction to Reading Schools for schools across the West Partnership Regional Improvement Collaborative

In this online CLPL session we will introduce the Reading Schools programme, our journey so far, evaluation of the pilot, how it works and how you can get involved.

There are multiple dates to choose from:

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Reading Schools is an accreditation programme for schools that are committed to building a culture of reading for their learners and communities. Research proves that reading for pleasure positively impacts learners' attainment across the curriculum, supporting wellbeing, critical thinking, creativity, empathy and resilience.

After 2 successful pilot phases we are now strategically rolling out Reading Schools for 2021-22. Applications will be open to schools across the West Partnership RIC in the below local authorities:

N.B. These sessions are recommended for Head/Depute/Principal Teachers or Literacy Leads/Champions to give them an overview of the Reading Schools programme to bring back to their school. We will run further online training sessions on becoming a Reading School for wider staff at the beginning of the 2021/22 academic year.