Hi! My name is Tracey Needham and I began Librarianstale as a blog back in 2015. I am a Primary School librarian, based in a small school in Cumbria, and I love sharing ideas and projects related to children’s reading.
Children’s Reading Journey’s
Reading is one of my major passions in life, but introducing children to a love of reading and a life of books, is my life’s calling! From the smiling face of a four year old, who has just selected their first library book, to the tearful face of an eleven year old, who has just finished Wonder, children’s Primary School reading journeys are special. And I am honoured to be part of that.
Primary School Library Strategies
With more than 20 years of experience based in Primary education, I have developed a range of effective strategies to promote reading and literacy throughout the school. This tends to take a 3 strand approach:
Primary School Library Success
Throughout my career, I have achieved:
- School Librarian of the Year (Honours list)
- OFSTED Commendation
- Cumbria Literacy consultant commendation
- Lancashire Literacy consultant course collaboration and delivery