SLS Bookmark

Welcome to SLS Bookmark, a set of curated Articles written by our Advisory team. These articles have been written to support and inspire your work to nurture reading and literacy in your school. We hope that you enjoy them and welcome feedback, including topics that you may wish to see covered.

Celebrating the Queen's Platinum Jubilee in Schools

These ideas can be used to promote the library and its resources, encourage reading for pleasure, inspire children to write and engage with the wider school community.

Using our Transition Leaflets to sustain reading over Summer

It's well-known that children lose reading momentum over the long summer holidays -
Helen Walton discusses how to spark a student's enthusiasm for reading.

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Let's Talk About Sex & Relationships in Secondary School Libraries

One of our Lead Advisers, Abby Bunton, assesses how school libraries can do more to be inclusive and open to the presence of sex and relationships in library stock.

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Never too old for a Picture Book!

Don’t dismiss picture books — Emma Ostler discusses how they can still be really enjoyable at KS2 and have a multitude of uses beyond just being a good read.