Thank you for all your hard work in making the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign a great success over the past two years. We want to ensure schools and parents and carers can continue to effectively support children’s reading. Below are some useful links.

  • The National Literacy Trust Network supports schools to develop outstanding literacy provision by providing literacy leaders with tools, resources and inspiration. Membership costs £100 per year – all schools that have participated in the Oxfordshire Reading Campaign have received a complimentary membership. Find out more.

  • The National Literacy Trust’s Outstanding Literacy Leadership CPD series focuses on the core strategic role of Literacy Leaders in achieving outstanding learning and teaching. It is designed for clusters of schools. Find out more

  • Edge Hill University Reading Support offers Project X CODE training for teaching assistants who are new to the intervention and top up training for those who are already delivering it in school. It also offers training for Phonics Counts, which is an intensive intervention for children in Years 1 to 3 who have the greatest difficulties with reading. Find out more

  • The Primary Support Team at Oxfordshire County Council support many schools across the county to raise standards in learning and teaching and develop Assessment for Learning. The Primary Support Team can offer in-school, tailored support to develop a variety of areas within learning and teaching. Find out more. Find out more

  • Every Child a Reader (ECaR) is a school-based strategy, built around Reading Recovery, for quickly raising attainment in literacy. It has a Key Stage 1 focus but offers the capacity for whole school impact through managed and targeted layers of literacy support. Contact Kimberly Waring Paynter on 01865 897842 for more information.

  • Oxfordshire Library Service offers events, activities and other services for children and young people across the council’s libraries. Find out more

  • Assisted Reading for Children (ARCh) trains local volunteers and places them in local schools to support children with their reading. Each volunteer works one-to-one with three children chosen by the school for half and hour, twice a week for a whole academic year. Find out more

  • Bookfeast’s Lunchboox is a scheme of book clubs run at lunch time for children in years 5 and 6 in Oxfordshire primary schools. It aims to help and encourage children to read for pleasure, develop the habit of reading and provide an opportunity for children to gain experience in selecting and discussing books from a variety of genres. Find out more

  • The Story Museum holds events, performances and workshops for pupils at the venue and in school and offers training to teachers. Find out more

  • The Words for Life website is full of ideas, activities and resources to help parents and carers support the development of their child’s literacy skills. Find out more

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