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Resources

  • fiction
  • non-fiction, including poetry
  • big books
  • share-a-sets
  • guided reading sets
  • dual language/modern foreign languages books
  • local history
  • photo and picture packs
  • artefacts
  • Storysacks
  • DVDs

Loans

Resources are loaned on a half-termly or termly basis.

Topic boxes

These consist of approximately 20 books and may include other resources e.g. photo packs. They can cover most National Curriculum areas and class topics, and are tailored to individual needs.

Fiction boxes

These boxes contain approximately 20 mixed fiction titles and may include a mix of genres (e.g. adventure, humour) and authors, and also books of interest to both boys and girls. Boxes can also be created to match more specific requirements e.g. books for encouraging boys, books with a low reading age.

Literacy boxes

Literacy boxes can be compiled to support the teaching of specific genres e.g. instructions, reports.

Author boxes

Author boxes contain around 20 books by an author and may also include other material e.g. biographical information about the author, soft toy book characters.

Big books *

We have a large collection of big books suitable for shared reading, including both fiction and non-fiction titles. Please see below Downloadable version of the Big Books catalogue:

Share-a-sets *

Share-a-sets consist of class reading sets of 20 copies of the same fiction title. We have an extensive and wide range available, including a variety of authors and genres.

Guided Reading sets

These consist of 6-8 copies of fiction titles. Some non-fiction titles are also available.

Artefacts *

The collection covers different National Curriculum subjects and resources may be borrowed for a half-term/term.

Storysacks

A range to match popular fiction titles for younger readers, including puppets, games etc.

DVDs *

We have a collection of DVDs which can be loaned for half a term, covering both fiction and non-fiction.


Delivery and collection

All resources are delivered to and collected from schools by our regular free van service. If you have finished using resources before the collection date (on the box), please ring us and we will arrange collection. This will enable us to loan the resources to other schools.

Visits

Teachers and other school staff are most welcome to visit us to browse and order resources (please ring to arrange this). Staff meeting time/INSET day visits to find out more about our services and resources may also be possible. Please contact us for further details.