Reflecting on Reading

During the week of 9th-13th October pupils from 71 schools across Liverpool took part in a sponsored read that encouraged them both to read for pleasure and to help raise money for books for children in hospital.  We asked some pupils from Holly Lodge Girls’ College to share their feelings about reading Read more…

Let’s Get Ready To Read!

Next week over 70 Liverpool schools will be taking part in the UK’s first ever mass sponsored read!  Approximately 20,000 pupils will be reading both for pleasure and to raise money to fund the purchase of books and storyteller visits for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Children taking part in the event Read more…

#BookSnaps

#BookSnaps are a simple digital way of annotating a text.  They could be used to pick out particular text type features, grammatical features or to highlight character development or conflict.  A great way to use #BookSnaps is to encourage personal reflection and response to a book as it is ongoing.  Once Read more…

Liverpool Readathon Resources

There’s only two weeks left until the Liverpool Readathon!  Resource packs have started arriving at schools around the city ready for you to get posters stuck up on walls and sponsor forms out to pupils.  In order to celebrate the arrival of these bright orange boxes in schools, we thought Read more…

LJMU Joins The Liverpool Readathon

During Readathon week Liverpool Learning Partnership will be working in partnership with Liverpool John Moore’s University to develop trainee teachers’  subject knowledge of quality children’s literature and to share the love of reading with pupils around the city. On 11th October Year 2 BA (Hons) Primary Education students will be working Read more…

Reading For Good- The Liverpool Readathon

Liverpool Learning Partnership is working with the charity Read for Good, which has been running its Readathon in individual schools since 1984 to unite the the city’s nurseries, schools and colleges join forces for the country’s first-ever mass Readathon (9-14 October). . More than 30 Liverpool schools (some 10,000 pupils) Read more…

Reading Recommendations on Instagram

It’s difficult to keep up with the wide range of books available for children and teenagers. LLP is aiming to make it easier for you to spot books that would be perfect for your class/subject/school with our new book recommendation Instagram account. Lovely chapter book from @scholastic_uk. Includes geographic references Read more…