In the first podcast, Primary Teacher and Literacy Coordinator Bryony Harrison talks about how the Summer Reading Challenge ties in with her work in the school promoting literacy and fostering a love of reading and writing. Bryony reveals how she makes an impact on children’s reading habits, building up their enjoyment of books and reading. She describes the experience her pupils shared of the Summer Reading Challenge at Walsgrave Church of England Primary School this year, with promotional activities over the summer term, including visits to the local library and a partnership wtih the local Showcase Cinema who run a Bookworm Wednesdays programme over the summer holidays.
In the second podcast, three pupils from Walsgrave Church of England Primary School talk about their own successful experiences of the Summer Reading Challenge. Finn and Abby aged 10, and Dawson aged 11 (left to right on the photo above) discuss the this year’s theme – Space Hop – and its website, the school’s preparations for the Challenge, and the books they read.