arrow-down newsletter parents award prospectus children online-payment key-info about-us news-and-events pause search play curriculum home calendar parentmail twitter
School Logo

Welcome to

Stalyhill Infant School

Inspiring young minds, creating learners for life


Tameside Loves Reading

Tameside Loves Reading is a borough-wide campaign to harness a love of reading and improve reading outcomes for children across Tameside. Officially launched on 27th February 2019, with the Books for Babies campaign, Tameside Loves Reading strives to improve reading skills and wider educational achievement, secure better work and life opportunities, encourage more parents, grandparents and carers to read with their children, and to inspire enthusiasm for books and reading among Tameside families.

Recommended Reads

From the first Tameside Loves Reading newsletter, we thought it would be great to share with you the nation's top ten reads from 2018. Here they are below:


  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J K Rowling
  2. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
  3. The BFG by Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
  4. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  5. Winnie-the-Pooh by A A Milne, illustrated by E H Shepherd
  6. The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss
  7. The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by J R R Tolkien
  8. Charlotte's Web by E B White
  9. Northern Lights [from His Dark Materials trilogy] by Philip Pullman
  10. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C S Lewis



Booktrust also has some great free suggested reads sorted by age.