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Reading for Pleasure Newsletters

Welcome to our webpage dedicated to promoting reading for pleasure at home! Recent studies have shown the immense benefits of reading for pleasure, especially for young minds. The National Literacy Trust discovered that children who enjoy reading have a much higher reading age than their peers who do not read for enjoyment, with some age groups seeing a difference of up to 14 months.

Here, you can access termly newsletters filled with book recommendations tailored for primary-aged children, along with tips on storytelling to bring these books to life in their homes. Encouraging a love for reading not only helps children academically, but also fosters creativity, empathy, and a lifelong passion for learning. Let's start building a reading culture together!


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Please note that the texts are suitable for the age group stated, but please do research the books before selecting them to ensure that they are appropriate for your child.