Last month and very excitingly, I was given the opportunity to attend the Guardian Reading for Pleasure Conference in London, which was the first conference I had ever been to. After a slight mishap, where I went into the wrong building and was asked if I was there for the L’Oreal conference (I admit, I… Continue reading Guardian Reading for Pleasure Conference – Secondary
Elizabeth attended and presented at the LILAC information Literacy conference 2019 and has given her permission to share her blog post here. To see the original click here Having just come home from 3 very intensive days of learning, collaborating, sharing and networking I am exhausted. However, I feel it is important to write this… Continue reading Sharing our learning. LILAC conference 2019
When you read about school libraries these days there is a mountain of information about how the librarian supports literacy and reading for pleasure. Wonderful librarians like Emma Suffield, school librarian of the year, do amazing things from their school library. Recently Emma was interviewed about her role where she demonstrates how she goes above… Continue reading School Librarians supporting inquiry-based learning in schools through FOSIL
Another year, another wonderful World Book Day celebration! Every year here at SLS we invite local schools to put together a team of either Year 6 or Year 7 students to take part in a literary quiz. Ranging from ‘Food for Thought’ to ‘Magic & Mystery’, we put together six rounds of quiz questions for… Continue reading Celebrating World Book Day 2019
Here @slsguernsey we have been thinking about competitions that we could use in school libraries to encourage more students in through the doors. A few years back I remembered running a 12 Books of Christmas competition at one of our secondary schools and it went down well so we are going to try it again.… Continue reading 12 Books of Christmas
Elizabeth went to Cologne to present at the Practical Pedagogies conference at the beginning of November. This is an international conference for teachers who are all sharing their teaching practice. Click here to read her blog post about what she learned. We are excited to be planning how to use our big bag of… Continue reading Practical Pedagogies Conference 2018 #pracded18
How we came to launch our first ever Channel Island Children’s Book Award.