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Reading Schools framework

This framework details the Key Areas that we consider crucial to building and sustaining a whole-school reading culture.

COVID-19 update

As well as the framework details for core, silver and gold levels below, we have also created an additional Reading Schools framework to support blended learning. This resource provides ideas and adaptions for your Reading Schools action plan during the coronavirus pandemic.

Reading Schools framework to support blended learning

The Key Areas are mapped against How Good is Our School? 4(this will open in a new window). Under each of the Key Areas we detail the actions necessary to become a Reading School and advance to silver and gold level.



Core Level

1.2 Leadership of Learning

1.3 Leadership of change

1.5 Management of resources to promote equity

2.2 Curriculum

2.3 Learning, Teaching and Assessment

2.5 Family Learning

3.2 Raising Attainment and Achievement

Silver Level

1.2 Leadership of Learning

1.3 Leadership of change

1.5 Management of resources to promote equity

2.2 Curriculum

2.3 Learning, Teaching and Assessment

2.5 Family Learning

3.2 Raising Attainment and Achievement

Gold Level

1.2 Leadership of Learning

1.3 Leadership of change

1.5 Management of resources to promote equity

2.2 Curriculum

2.3 Learning, Teaching and Assessment

2.5 Family Learning

2.7 Partnerships

3.2 Raising Attainment and Achievement