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Sonia Thompson Developing a whole-school evidence-informed reading culture

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St Wilfrids R C Primary School

Millhouses lane

Sheffield

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Developing a whole-school evidence-informed reading culture

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Sonia is the Head Teacher, at St Matthew’s C.E. Primary Teaching and Research School, in Nechells Birmingham. The school were the first winners of the, OU/UKLA Whole School Reading for Pleasure School of the Year, in 2018. Sonia is passionate about evidence-based reading for pleasure practices and places these at the heart of the school. She has run an OU/UKLA Teachers’ Reading Group for four years and is an advisor for the OU/UKLA Research Rich Pedagogies website. Sonia has judged for the UKLA Book Awards, as well as EmpathyLab 2020. She has spoken at various conferences about RfP, including Peters Love Literacy Conference and ResearchED. Sonia is a co-opted member of the UKLA National Council, representing the OU/UKLA Teacher Reading Group

Developing a whole-school evidence-informed reading culture

This talk will cover:

- The research that underpins a robust Reading for Pleasure pedagogy and why it matters

- How to use research to craft rigorous Reading for Pleasure practice appropriate to your school context

- Case study: Reading for Pleasure at St Matthew’s

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