Start the Story case studies
Primary – Bring Back Bedtime Stories
Gillian Washington, Y1 teacher at South Parade Primary School, Wakefield, was concerned that bedtime stories were becoming extinct for her pupils and their families. As a passionate advocate of reading for pleasure, she knew that something important had to be done, so launched the Bring Back Bedtime Stories campaign!
To find out more, read Gillian's blog about the campaign.
Or watch the short film about the Bring Back Bedtime Stories campaign.
Secondary – Generation Read
Emily Seed, School Librarian at the Charter School, London, created the Generation Read project as a way to develop the home reading culture for a group of Year 7 students. Through exciting activities and library parties, she brought whole families together through books, and transformed her students’ attitudes towards reading.
Watch the short film about the Generation Read project.
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