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Whole School Tutor 'Read Aloud' Programme – one of my proudest accomplishments.

Reading for benefit.                                                                                                            ‘A word after a word after a word is power.’          (Margaret Atwood) I have been meaning to write this blog for most of the summer but kept procrastinating – spending time with family, pottering, shopping, holidaying, chilling, cleaning and many other activities kept getting in the way (as they should in the holidays!)  However, as I make the transition from my school of the previous nine years to a new school and professional adventure I felt I wanted to get it down – call it a vanity project if you will! One of my achievements at my last (amazing) school that I am most proud of is setting up and implementing a tutor ‘read aloud’ programme and this is the tale of why. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” (George. R. R. Martin) A romanticised and somewhat clichéd