Tag Archives: Love of reading

To Kill Indoctrination and Censorship

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This weekend we’ve seen yet more covert meddling in education from politicians. You’d think we would be used to this by now! The examination board OCR announced that they will be dropping American books and plays from their GCSE English … Continue reading

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Look After the Pennies . . . .

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This is a genuine question. When did the future of the country’s economy become the primary determinant of education policy? When talking about the proposed National Curriculum for England this week, the Prime Minister said, “This revolution in education is … Continue reading

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Custodians of a Reading Tradition

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How many of us love a good read? When teaching a child to read, what are we aiming to do – equip them with a key skill for life or encourage a love of reading? Obviously both are important. What … Continue reading

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