There are many brilliant picture books written for the KS2 age group and they have so many uses both in the classroom and for general reading.
Books remain a key resource for teachers looking for support with mental health as a topic in lessons and also for ways to encourage emotional literacy and resilience in the children they teach.
Just how much do you need to love books to be a librarian? Manager of Redbridge SLS Nina Simon explains to Nicola Baird.
This webinar will look at how collaboration between teachers and school libraries can further the aims of the school and ensure it becomes an integral part of the education process. We will look at ways teachers can work with libraries through inquiry and research skills as well as literacy and reading promotion to bring the school library into the heart of the curriculum.
Abby Bunton from Hampshire SLS assesses how school libraries can do more to be inclusive and open to the presence of sex and relationships in library stock.
It is important that schools do what they can to develop reading for pleasure, authentically, without the goals of the wider literacy strategy in mind, says Kathryn Henderson from Durham Learning Resources.