Activities in school

Reading Challenge Day at Park Brow School Kirkby. 30.4.14
Reading Challenge Day at Park Brow School Kirkby



A flexible, six week extended school activity to encourage reading for pleasure. Ideal for small groups of up to 20 children in Key Stage 2. The sessions include fun and creative activities, plus lots of lovely books to choose from.

Author visits

These are planned to coincide with World Book Day in March and Children’s Book Week in October. A chance for classes to meet a contemporary author, poet, illustrator or storyteller to help inspire pupils to read and write.

Read to Achieve

Tailored sessions to support special projects in your school. This class activity supports literacy and inspires children’s reading and writing.

Story sessions

Stories are specially selected to suite different year groups and themes to complement the curriculum. Be transported by lively re-telling of tales from Maori legends to multi-cultural ghost stories and more…

Local history workshops

Using photographs, maps and other materials from the local archive, children can discover what their local area was like in the past. Looking at themes such as transport, housing, entertainment, lifestyles and family history, the sessions are delivered using a mix of interactive activities.