Whatever it takes to get every child in Leicester reading!
We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very happy and restful Christmas break from all at Whatever it Takes.

It has been a busy year so far for WiT and as you can see from the rest of the e-bulletin we've lots more in store for the New Year!

Please find below links to the Primary and Secondary brochures for Author Week 2016.

Tickets will not be released until January 18th, but we thought early release of the brochure would give your school more time to plan which session they would like to attend. As always places will be on a first come first served basis and there will be a limit of 50 chidlren per school. 

Further information inc booking links will be sent to all Reading Champions prior to the tickets going live. 

Click here to access the Primary brochure
Click here to access the Secondary brochure

Reading Rampage aims to inspire and motivate children aged 11 – 13 to become active readers, develop and support reading for pleasure and promote awareness of new titles/authors.

Click here for full information and to express your interest. 
Click here for the long list of books

Tuesday 23rd February 2016 @ Leicester Tigers 

We will be joined by James Clements an independent English adviser who will be looking at Building an Outstanding Reading School. 

For 10 years James worked as an senior leader at an outstanding inner-city primary school. Click here for more about James and the session. 

Click here to book your places. Please note this session will be for primary colleagues only. 
Whatever it Takes would like to hear from schools regarding the Assessment Tools being used, for what purpose and their effectiveness/accuracy. 

We would be grateful if you or relevant colleagues could take a few minutes to complete a short form providing us with some general information around your schools assessment tools. Click here to complete. 

Thank you to all those schools that have already signed up to the Every Child a Library Member campaign 2016. It looks like we're well on our way to reaching our target of every Year 4 in the City a member! Click here to read more about the campaign.

If your school would still like to take part, it's not too late. Please click here to register your interest. 

Fabula Reading is a social enterprise which aims to improve opportunity by promoting reading for pleasure.  Fabula’s initial offer involves training volunteers to visit children in schools to share stories with groups and individuals. A successful pilot was run in the summer term at Hazel Primary School which received extremely positive feedback. Fabula is looking to work with more Leicester schools and would welcome any enquiries. For further information and to contact Fabula please click here
phone: 0116 299 5978

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