Warwickshire Schools Library Service

Our Training Programme for 2019-2020

We provide an annual training programme, to inspire and motivate individuals that are working within school libraries or within the literacy curriculum! 

Coming up this term…

Monday 2nd September 2019
First Reading Adventure:The launch of our 'First Reading Adventure' package which supports a year of interactive and wider reading with Year 1 and Year 2 pupils. You can find out more information here

  • The First Reading Adventure pack price for one set of the 30 books with jackets, plus accompanying materials and pdfs is £250
  • Further sets of the 30 books may be bought for £200

Monday 16th September 2019
Running Your Library with a Reading for Pleasure Focus:This session is aimed at all who want to gain confidence in the day-day running of their school library, linking with others in similar situations and getting it on track. 
(£50 for WSLS subscribers, £75 for non-subscribers)
10.00-12.00pm Warwickshire SLS, Warwick
Please book your place via our online booking form

Week of 23rd September -27th September 2019
Warwickshire Year Nine Book Awards 2019 - Book Speed Dating events in Schools: Host your book speed dating event with invited students this week to pass on which four books your students would like to be on the overall shortlist for the awards! (Votes deadline: Friday 27th September) 
You can find out more information here

Tuesday 3rd October 2019
Young People, Mental Health and Reading: A Training Session with Nicola Morgan Highlighting the important role of reading for pleasure in wellbeing and success. Taking reading for pleasure as one strategy for wellbeing and looking at the science and evidence for choosing (and funding) this as a powerful tool for success in schools.
(£75 for WSLS subscribers, £85 for non-subscribers) This also includes a code (given to attendees on the day) for a 50% discount on Nicola Morgans teaching resources
12.30-16.45pm Northgate House Conference Centre, Warwick, CV34 5JH
Please book via our online booking form

Thursday 17th October 2019
Pupil Librarian Training: A fun introduction for your pupil librarians, including: Stock maintenance and the Dewey Decimal System, customer care, team working and the work environment. Staff will have the opportunity to discuss the management of pupil librarians.
£75 per school (1x adult, max 6 pupils) for schools subscribing to WSLS and £95 (1x adult, max 6 pupils) for non-subscribing schools. 
9.30 - 12.00pm Warwickshire SLS, Warwick
Please book via our online booking form
We can also provide individual schools sessions for pupil librarian training so do get in touch with us if this might be the best option for you

Thursday 14th November 2019
Warwickshire Secondary Book Award Shortlisting Meeting: An opportunity for secondary school librarians to join us and choose the shortlist for the WSBA!
11.00-12.00pm Warwickshire SLS, Warwick
Please book via our online booking form

Thursday 14th November 2019
Warwickshire Librarian Secondary Network Meeting:
An opportunity for staff from across Warwickshire to hear updates from WSLS - network about library issues, curriculum support and reading for pleasure! 
(Free for WSLS subscribers, £35 for non-subscribers)
13.00-15.00pm Warwickshire SLS, Warwick
Please book via our online booking form

Please get in touch with us if you would like any further information: schoolslibraryservice@warwickshire.gov.uk 


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