Turn reluctant readers into book lovers, and struggling readers into confident ones!
This jam-packed day will cover everything from discussing the gender gap in reading to ways that adults, both in school and at home, can play a crucial role in helping develop their children into life-long readers.
This session is suitable for all teachers, particularly those focused on literacy.
£15 cost to cover refreshments and lunch.
9am Arrival and registration plus refreshments
9.35am Boys don’t like reading – fact or fiction? The literacy gender gap – National Literacy Trust
10.45am ‘Show me the funny’ – Tom McLaughlin, Author
11.40am For the love of reading – Sonia Thompson, Deputy Headteacher and Tracey Adams, Assistant Headteacher from St. Matthew’s C of E Primary School, Birmingham
12.45pm ‘Caught or Taught?’ – Neil Griffiths, Author, former Primary School Headteacher and creator of the Storysack
2pm Removing the barriers to reading – Jane Walker, Barrington Stoke and Kaye Umansky, Author
Please note there will be opportunities throughout the day for book signing. Books can be purchased at discounted rates from Peters on the day.