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World Book Day 7 March 2019!

 World Book Day 2019 is on 7th March. It is a huge celebration, marked in over 100 countries, with ...

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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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Congratulations St Patrick's Primary, Annaghmore!

Thursday 8th November 2018

Congratulations to St Patrick's Primary School, Annaghmore - the winners of our latest Facebook competition.  We are busy  bundling up 500 nearly new reading scheme books for their school library.  Well done St Patrick's and Orla for entering the competition on their behalf!...

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Celebrate National Poetry Day!

Thursday 4th October 2018

To Celebrate National Poetry Day, Reading Chest is giving away a free copy of John Foster's Oxford Rhyming Dictionary to all new members who sign up with the discount code 'POETRY' before Sunday 7 October!   You will also get £5 off your first month's membership!! In addition to all our other beautiful information books and story books - Reading Chest has lots of fantastic poetry ...

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Beginning School, Beginning Reading

Thursday 13th September 2018

When children begin school, learning to read is one the most important things they will do and so it is essential for parents to feel confident when helping children read and also to understand the school system. Do not compare your child’s reading level to others in the class. Some 4 year olds may be able to read fluently, whilst others will only be able to recognise the letters in their...

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