Caught or taughtThe Power of Reading for Pleasure

Developing a Love of Reading

This highly thought-provoking and practical course will explore the many ways that adults, both in school and at home, can play a crucial role in helping develop their children into life-long readers.
Suitable for all practitioners from Foundation to Key Stage Two, this half-day session will address:

  • the latest statistics on reading trends and the requirements of the New Curriculum
  • the powerful ways adults can ‘model’ the pleasure of reading
  • the development of a reading culture
  • ways of auditing and choosing suitable reading material
  • approaches to celebrating and promoting books both in school and at home
  • Inspirational ideas for sharing books
  • the importance of storytime
  • ‘Read aloud’ techniques.

Duration: Half day

Past attendees said:
“This workshop changed my approach to reading aloud forever!”
“The best course I have ever attended.”

For availability and costings please email Neil direct at, or use the contact page.

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