School Library Pack
More than 40 great books free for your school library!
The School Library Pack is available free to any secondary school or education provider in England with Year 7 students.
Register for the free School Library Pack 2015-16
Its quick and easy to register online. The School Library Pack is very popular so make sure you register your school soon to avoid missing out. Information about delivery dates will be added here soon.
The pack of 40+ great books and supporting resources aims to help staff create a reading culture that reaches all students, encouraging students to talk about reading and join in activities such as reading groups.
In 2014-15, 4,700 secondary schools in England registered and received the free School Library Pack. The pack was enjoyed by staff and students, with staff reporting that the pack encouraged students to try new authors, new types of books and to talk more about books as well as supporting a culture of wider and more frequent reading for pleasure at the school.
‘What a wonderful opportunity you provide for school libraries to enhance their library stock with some seriously brilliant books. I also love the guides for reading groups which we will be putting to very good use’ Resources & Independent Learning Assistant, 2014
The School Library Pack is funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and generously supported by children’s book publishers.
The 2015-16 books will be announced in September and will consist of sets of: Future classics, Reluctant Readers and Short Story Collections. There is an alternative pack of carefully chosen books for special schools.
In 2014-15 all these great books were in the School Library Pack:
And in 2014-15 the special school pack had this great line-up:
There will also be lots of resources available to download here in the autumn term, including reading guides, posters and information on how to start a reading group...
For more information about the School Library Pack please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bookbuzz programme supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure. Participating schools give their students the opportunity to choose their own book to keep from a list of 17 titles suitable for children in Year 7 or Year 8 and selected by a panel of experts.
We work with teachers and librarians and families in England and Wales to deliver great programmes for secondary schools. Our teaching resources are hugely popular with teachers and students as they encourage wider reading, support creative thinking and development.