Posted on 19/08/2016 by Dan Grace
One head of English offers advice on boosting literacy skills
When I became literacy leader at Woodside High School in North London four years ago, I made it my mission to drive up reading standards in the school.
We didn’t want to rely on handing out incentives to get students to pick up a book. Instead, we decided to focus on how to create a whole-school reading culture – where a love of reading extends beyond the classroom, increasing standards as a result.
Here are a few of the steps we took: