Reflecting Realities: Nurturing Reader Identity

Fully-funded by the Wandle English Hub for state-funded schools in the 16 Wandle boroughs.

Join Farrah Serroukh in considering the role that children’s literature plays in helping them make sense of the world around them and their place within it.

Participants will:

•        gain an understanding of the key features that constitute quality inclusive, ethnically representative literature.

•        gain an appreciation of some of the pitfalls of problematic portrayals and the ways in which this can compromise the reading experience.

•        view examples of high quality inclusive titles with opportunities to consider how they might benefit young readers and shape their outlook.

•        be given Guidance on key considerations for curating quality inclusive literature and integrating this across your provision.


You can find out more about the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education here.

Aimed at: All teachers, particularly Reading Leads, SLT and those with a particular interest in teaching Literacy.

Date: 21st January 2021

Time: 13:00 - 15:00

Venue: Dependent on government guidelines

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