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Tips for Reluctant Readers

 Top Tips for Reluctant Readers Some children learn to read effortlessly and love every step of the journey, whilst ...

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Tips for Reluctant Readers

Wednesday 15th January 2020

 Top Tips for Reluctant Readers Some children learn to read effortlessly and love every step of the journey, whilst others find it more of an uphill climb and will need extra encouragement and support along the way. Here are a few tips to help reluctant readers. 1. Most importantly, make sure you are in a good routine of reading regularly. This might sound obvious, but once a routine is e...

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National Poetry Day Competition!

Thursday 3rd October 2019

To celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October Reading Chest is giving away 10 Oxford First Rhyming Dictionaries together with 10 bronze 3 month memberships. Visit our Facebook page to find out more. In addition to all our other beautiful information books and story books - Reading Chest has lots of fantastic poetry books! Use the keyword search term ‘poetry’ in Our books to help f...

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Get Boys Reading this Summer!

Thursday 4th July 2019

Children and teachers work so hard throughout the school year, meeting achievement targets each term – only to find that when they start the new school year in September, much of the progress previously made has been lost. This is known as the summer slide. The consequences are cumulative and long lasting, often having a powerful influence on reading ability throughout school life and ...

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World Book Day 7 March 2019!

Friday 1st March 2019

 World Book Day 2019 is on 7th March. It is a huge celebration, marked in over 100 countries, with the aim of getting children enthused about books and reading. However, some parents are less enthused and associate World Book Day with the chore of producing a fancy dress costume rather than reading. Children who read for pleasure are much more likely to be successful in all areas of their ...

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Top Tips to Help Children Enjoy Reading

Wednesday 9th January 2019

 Start the New Year with good reading habits to get your children ‘reading fit.’ Helping your children learn to read is the most important activity you can do to help with their education. 1. Read aloud to your children as often as possible. This is particularly important for struggling readers who will see that reading can be enjoyable and exciting, rather than another piece of...

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