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The Power of Storytelling (Primary Library Conference)

Strategies for developing pupils' self-knowledge, self-esteem and self-confidence in our diverse world

One day course for

Primary school teachers and librarians, Literacy co-ordinators and other interested staff

Presented by

SLS staff

The course will explore how the use of stories and narrative can be employed to embed emotional resilience and the social, moral, spiritual and cultural values that underpin your school. The power of story can contribute to social, emotional and personal developments as well as academic achievement for your pupils. Learn how you can use stories to help pupils make sense of the world and support the school in delivering SMSC such as British Values across the whole school.

Areas covered will include:

  • The importance of sharing stories and telling stories in today’s schools
  • What do we mean by SMSC?
  • How stories can impact on emotional literacy, empathy and inference
  • A whole school approach to embedding the use of story to promote emotional well being
  • A range of school approaches to embed storytelling into the reading culture of your school
  • How the School Library Service supports storytelling in schools
  • Book lists for KS1 and KS2

Presenter:  Go-Givers, an initiative of the Citizenship Foundation, an independent education and participation charity that encourages young people to engage in democratic society. Their programmes focus on raising standards across the curriculum by stimulating children’s imaginations, developing empathy and providing opportunities for critical thinking and problem solving.

Author: Mary Hoffman

Other Booking Information

Cost for non-subscribing schools is £200


standard rate

SLIB0178  Provided by  School Library Service

Provided by: School Library Service

Course code: SLIB0178

Standard rate: £130

Subscribers: £130