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Read selected updates from this year’s Reading Gladiators challenges. Registered schools can login for extra content.

Funding Reading Gladiators™ Group

Reading Gladiator groups can be funded in several different ways.  Ideally the fee is covered by the school budget, whether that be monies allocated to developing Literacy, English, the Library stock or Gifted and Talented, those working above the expected level. Ultimately you are purchasing good quality books for your whole school bookstock. It is […]

Guest Blog: Claire Coates

How do you organise Reading Gladiators in your school Headteacher, Claire Coates has been a very active Reading Gladiators group leader and has many pearls of wisdom to share regarding how well organised and integrated Reading Gladiators (or Glads!) groups can have a profound impact on the reading culture of the whole school. We have […]

Guest Teacher’s Blog: Cat Lowe -Using Pic Collage

Using Pic Collage to enhance your Reading Gladiator sessions This month’s blog is from Cat Lowe at St Joseph and St Bede. Cat explains how she has used the Reading Gladiators guide and supporting resources with innovation and flair to make her Year 2 sessions buzz and to share her experiences creatively on the website […]

Guest Teacher’s Blog: Tom Etheridge

This month’s blog is from Tom Etheridge at St Matthew’s Primary in Birmingham, UKLA Reading for Pleasure School of the Year 2018 . Tom explains how he works to get parents involved in the Reading Gladiators experience and how the books are becoming part of the literary history of his gladiator’s families. Reading Gladiators and Home-School Links

Reading Gladiators at Burnham on Crouch

My name is Rachel Elvidge and I have the best job in the world. I run the year 2, 4 and 6 Reading Gladiator groups at Burnham-on-Crouch Primary School. I am lucky enough to have an afternoon a week to dedicate to my Reading Gladiators sessions. At a time in education where a lot of […]