Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesFrom our very own @patronofreading -looks great! https://t.co/IekH8C9nxF23 hours ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @OffSchoolUK: How about a bit of calm? This wonderful meditation activity for children is a great way to calm down at the end of the day…24 hours ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @leicesterlibrar: Prepare to be part of the adventure! Get comfortable, find a quiet space and listen as the story surrounds you in our…24 hours ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @leicesterlibrar: #TimeToRead To celebrate our fantastic storytellers have created a new storytelling video playlist - A Story a Day - f…24 hours ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @WalkerBooksAus: Zombierella is the first book in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics by award-winning poet…1 week ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @MrEPrimary: It’s that time of year again... hello balloons 🥳 https://t.co/oNGd2K0KII1 week ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesRT @JosephACoelho: "Are you lost? Wondered in by accident perhaps? No! Ah maybe you are here for a story... I have just the thing for you t…1 week ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesToday sees our second bite-sized virtual Reading Champions' Conference. Schools in Leicester are hearing from @JosephACoelho about Bringing Poetry to Life: Using Poetry in the Classroom. @leicesterlibrar @MidlandsCLS1 week ago
Whatever it TakesWhatever it TakesNext Tuesday we welcome @JosephACoelho to our Reading Champions' Conference - have you booked your place? #poetry #reading #school #Leicester #whateverittakes https://t.co/Bxpn36Epdj2 weeks ago

Whatever It Takes

...to get every child in Leicester reading!

Whatever it Takes (WiT) is the Leicester City School’s initiative to get every child in Leicester reading. The initiative is a collaborative approach to tackling low literacy levels across the city and is dedicated to ensuring that, as a city, we are reading for pleasure.

Support the training and development of staff in schools who lead, teach and support reading.

Help schools provide effective, targeted work for some of their more vulnerable learners.

Provide inspiration and contribute to helping build a positive reading culture.

Provide better value through the economies of scale when schools work together.

Training & CPD

A range of training opportunities and networks linked to reading for school staff.

Resources

Resources to support the teaching of reading and developing a postive reading culture in school.

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CPD
WiT are again offering a number of CPD opportunities for Leicester Schools.
Reading Champions' Conference - Sept 2020
Re-engaging your school community in reading We’re delighted to welcome Scott Evans, primary school teacher and Reading for Pleasure lead
Welcome back
Welcome back to our Leicester schools! We hope you had a restful summer break and that the first few weeks

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Prepare to be part of the adventure! Get comfortable, find a quiet space and listen as the story surrounds you in our gripping new audio drama, perfect for children aged 7+
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#TimeToRead
To celebrate our fantastic storytellers have created a new storytelling video playlist - A Story a Day - for children age 3 to 5 years. Enjoy these stories with your little ones, it's a great way to make reading fun!
Watch now: http://ow.ly/Xgy350BRiNt
@LeicesterWiT

Zombierella is the first book in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics by award-winning poet @JosephACoelho with illustrations by @FreyaHartas.

Watch Joseph perform from the book – it'll send a chill running down your spine: