to get every child in Leicester reading!

Author Week
Author Week

Author Week is a fabulous week- long event where over 5000 Leicester children have the opportunity to work and engage with a highly inspirational author. Every maintained school is Leicester is offered the opportunity to bring a class of up to 50 pupils to attend a session of their choice...find out more here

Secondary 5
Ready and Reading

Ready and Reading is an intensive reading support programme for pupils. It is offered to primary schools to use with targeted groups of Year 6 pupils who, specifically because of low reading standards, might struggle in their transition to secondary school...find out more here

Supported Summer Read 2016
Supported Summer Read

The Supported Summer Read is a package of support that is provided to help Year 6 pupils whose standard of reading makes them especially vulnerable during their transition to secondary school. Each year Leicester Primary schools are invited to nominate...find out more here

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Reading Rampage

Reading Rampage is aimed at boosting reading miles and encourage reading for pleasure with students in Year 7 & 8. Working in partnership with Leicester Libraries and Library Services for Education, Whatever it Takes provides schools with 5 sets of 20 books, promotional materials...find out more here

Storytelling Week

Storytelling Week takes place in Children’s Centres. It is a week of supported story reading activities to specifically engage young families about the importance of enjoying books together. All of Leicester’s Children’s Centres are invited to host events...find out more here

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Storywriting Showcase

The annual writing competition is to encourage creative writing for students all ages and abilities. Schools will be invited to nominate a short piece of creating writing produced throughout the year by 1 boy and 1 girl from each of the age categories...find out more here

Junior Reading Champions

A resource which allows pupils love of reading not only to be recognised but also rewarded. Pupils will start at Bronze level working their way up to Gold through a number of activities and worksheet. Schools reward their pupils with certificates...find out more here

Every Child a Library Member

Following the success of the campaign coordinated by the Leicester Libraries which aimed to promote library membership for children in early years settings, WIT is partnering with the libraries once again, this year to target children in Year 4. Incentives will be...find out more here