We create a fun environment for pupils to participate in Book Clubs in their schools. BCiS is a peer-to-peer mentoring programme where Years 10 and 12 run Book Clubs for year 7s.

Through the Book Clubs, pupils learn to

  • read at a higher level
  • foster analytical thinking
  • use evidence to support opinions
  • articulate and share ideas
  • develop emotional intelligence, empathy and creativity
  • interact and relate to peers from different age groups and diverse backgrounds
  • organise and manage their time
  • effectively lead and facilitate group discussion (Book Club leaders)
Watch a book club in action

NEWS

The year 10s are developing resilience and perseverance.

They have coped well with the responsibility of being prepared for book club and setting a good example to the younger students.

Amy Smith, Librarian

The habits of informed criticism and respectful debate are practised during book club, these are cross curricular life skills. I have observed the accelerated progress in the work of the pupils who participated in English.

Dom Jones, English teacher

The format gets children to reflect on a text, to consider the views of other group members and to develop more objective and analytical thinking in a fun and engaging way.

Michael Bradley, Headteacher
School Book Clubs

"It was very enjoyable and I felt as if I was doing a helpful job educating younger pupils at my school" says a #volunteer student Book Club Leader from Forest Hill School of their experience. @FHS_Lib @SydenhamSchool @giveabookorg #bookclubbuildsskills #smallcharityweek

"It was very enjoyable and I felt as if I was doing a helpful job educating younger pupils at my school" says a #volunteer student Book Club Leader from Forest Hill School of their experience. @FHS_Lib @SydenhamSchool @giveabookorg #bookclubbuildsskills #smallcharityweek
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