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Leeds Loves Reading – Advice, Tips and Tricks!

Leeds loves reading If you are staying inside, have children, are working from home or would simply like to read more, we have a few ideas that will help you along the way. Happy reading!...
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Learning Beyond the Classroom with Literacy Inspired Outdoor Education

Leeds KS2 teacher and English specialist from Farsley Farfield Primary School Kate Heap blog post talks about the effectiveness of linking literacy with outdoor education, find more of her posts here. There is so much...
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How a story (and a foster carer’s love) changed my life

By Anita Le Tissier  In nursery recently, the children have become quite taken with the book The Paper Dolls, by Julia Donaldson. I read it to them with awe in my voice, as we learn about memories and childhood. And, after...
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Supporting children’s language development through Tales, Toys and Tunes

Dr Jamie Lingwood and Dr Cat Davies from the Leeds Child Development Unit write about the importance of discussing the research on children’s language development with caregivers and practitioners. Children who enter school with a...
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Story Makers Festival

Lisa Stephenson from The Story Makers Company writes about the importance of stories and imagination in education and the recent Story Makers Festival, “Story Rebels: A New Kind of Hero”. Collectively reimagining the ways in...
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Leeds Libraries are fine free!

Hopefully you will have picked up on the coverage that we are now Fines Free for adults and children in Leeds Libraries and we have also introduced a policy of no requirement to show ID...
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