At Alver Valley Schools we aim to nurture and encourage children’s love of reading, from our youngest children in our onsite school Nursery all the way through to Year 6. We have two vibrant and well-stocked libraries, and engaging book areas in each classroom. On this page you will find recommended reads, photos of some of our reading areas, and more.

Summer Reading Challenge

This year the Public Library has taken the Summer Reading Challenge virtual! Click here to visit their website. There is information about how to take part, book recommendations, games and activities and so much more. Keep reading Alver Valley!

Redesign Our Junior School Library

We all love to curl up with a good book at Alver Valley Schools, but we really need your help to transform the Junior School library helping us to make it a warm, welcoming, inspiring and comfortable place for all. You have already shown us how creative you can be in our pirate drawing competition

Recommended Reads by Author

Ten Little Pirates Drawing Challenge!

As part of their topic on pirates, Year R asked for some top tips for drawing pirates from author and illustrator Simon Rickerty, who illustrates the “Ten Little” series of books. Simon very kindly made a video to teach us how to draw pirates, which we tried out in class. Why not watch the video