This School Success Story is a living demonstration of three of the Touchstones:

3. Reading and writing are both pleasure and power. They allow us to participate in the real world, escape from reality and to imagine alternative worlds. These purposes should be at the heart of teaching children and young people to tell stories, read and write.

4.Creativity and imagination matter in ongoing literacy learning

9. Effective literacy teaching and learning need to continue beyond the early years as texts increase in complexity.

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