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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust launches schools poetry competition

BookTrust and its current writer-in-residence, Nicola Davies, are launching a poetry competition for primary schools. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust receives £40,000 to help Glasgow children read

Scottish Book Trust has received £40,000 funding for Glasgow Reading Buddies, a project that encourages reading for pleasure in primary schools in Glasgow. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Businesses asked to buy 'literacy toolkits' for schools

The National Literacy Trust and Walker Books have created a Literacy Toolkit for businesses to donate to primary schools and community groups. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Schools should use transgender books, says new guidance

Primary schools should use books featuring transgender parents or celebrating gender identity, according to fresh guidance from the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors sign protest letter against baseline tests

Authors including Philip Pullman, Michael Rosen, John Dougherty, and Alan Gibbons have signed a letter saying baseline assessment tests should not be brought in to primary schools. The tests, to be introduced in September 2015, will take place in the first few weeks after a child starts in... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government promotes child library membership

The government has announced plans to improve literacy by promoting public library membership in primary schools. But the move has had a mixed reaction, with campaigner Laura Swaffield describing the news as a “bad joke for World Book Day”. The government has put together an action plan,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams plans school helicopter tour for WBD

David Walliams will mark World Book Day (5th March) by touring the UK’s primary schools in a helicopter. Primary schools can compete to take part in the #WalliamsWhirlwind tour by registering on the author’s website, explaining in fifty words why they should receive a visit. The competition is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder buys Rising Stars

Hodder Education has acquired independent publisher Rising Stars, which publishes curriculum, assessment and revision resources for primary schools. Rising Stars will retain its imprints and branding and Andrea Carr, founder and m.d., and her team of 28 staff will remain with the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Espresso bought by Discovery

Espresso Education, the UK provider of digital education resources for primary schools, has been... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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