Category Archives: Primary

Engage all your students in the First Minister’s Reading Challenge via ebooks in Glow

RM Books is delighted to be supporting the First Minister’s Reading Challenge – Scotland’s brand-new reading initiative to encourage all pupils in Primary 4-7 to develop a life-long love of reading – through your ebook platform within Glow. All students within schools in Scotland have 24/7 access to borrow and read ebooks from their … Continue reading

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Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary

In 2016 the world will commemorate 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. The famous British playwright is believed to have been born on or near April 23rd 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was baptised a few days later on 26th … Continue reading

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UKLA Book Awards 2016 Shortlist

The aim of the UKLA Book Awards is to celebrate children’s books. These awards are unique as they are judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and determine what works with young readers. Sixty … Continue reading

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World Poetry Day – March 21st 2016

Monday March 21st 2016 is World Poetry Day so here are five titles that celebrate the power of poetry to help us see the extraordinary in the everyday, to make us laugh, or to let us know that we are … Continue reading

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National Poetry Day – 8th October 2015

“Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” Robert Frost It is the 21st Birthday of the National Poetry Day on October 8th 2015 and it’s aim is to celebrate poetry and all … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl Day – September 13th

Roald Dahl’s amazing books have been read by children all over the world. He is one of the world’s most popular children’s authors and has published 21 children’s books, as well as a number of adult stories. Some of his popular … Continue reading

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KS2 topics: Shakespeare’s Birthday and International Astronomy Day

Shakespeare’s Birthday – baptised on 26th April The famous British playwright William Shakespeare is believed to have been born on or near April 23rd 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was baptised a few days later on 26th April 1564 in Holy Trinity … Continue reading

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