Matt Dickinson standing on top of Everest, conquering the reading challenge with mountains in the background.

Matt Dickinson: Everest reading challenge

SLS UKInterview

Author, film maker, lecturer Matt Dickinson loves squirrels and libraries. Here he shares tips on using adventure – and in particular climbing Everest, the world’s highest mountain – to help students learn to love reading.

Four pictures of a library, showcasing shelves filled with books.

Eileen Armstrong: Angel of the North East

SLS UKInterview

Even working as a librarian at a busy school can be a surprisingly lonely professional experience. Alongside career highlights here’s how Eileen Armstrong, librarian at a large secondary school in Northumberland, uses SLS to save money and keep her two libraries stocked and up-to-date.

An open book filled with thrilling adventures as airplanes soar through the sky.

Reading Adventures

SLS UKAdvice, Reading

Explore how to make reading an adventure, linking the curriculum and information books, to help engage reluctant readers and develop a love of reading and learning.