Resource type: Assessment and progression
Price band: ££
Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5
Region(s): All of UK
Wellbeing Through Reading is a digital platform designed to measure and monitor the link between pupils’ attitudes to reading and their wellbeing.
The platform provides pre-loaded, user-friendly online questionnaires alongside a range of reporting functions for quick and easy analysis of the data captured. Data can be segmented at a year group, class or individual level, providing:
- Insights into reading attitudes and interests to inform a whole-school reading strategy or identify gaps in library provision.
- A starting point for conversations with individual pupils about their reading.
- Help identifying individuals or groups of students who need extra support.
- Baseline and ongoing reporting to enable schools to measure impact.
Cost: £399 per school per year (includes membership of the School Library Association worth £95 per year).
About BounceTogether: BounceTogether is an online mental health and wellbeing survey platform designed for schools. It combines a bank of research-validated questionnaires covering different aspects of wellbeing with instant reporting in a variety of formats for quick and easy analysis of the data captured.
About the School Library Association: The SLA is a UK charity that provides resources and training to support the running of school libraries and the continuing development of all library staff.
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- The pre-loaded questionnaires have been designed by experts and are underpinned by validated research. Schools also have the option to create their own questionnaires.
- Instant online reporting saves time collating and analysing paper surveys.
- Membership of the School Library Association provides access to resources, training and advice to help schools act on the insights provided by the data.
- For more information on the links between Reading for Pleasure and higher levels of wellbeing, read the National Literacy Trust’s report Mental wellbeing, reading and writing (2018).