For just £100 per year, you can nominate students to give them access to our entire children's audiobook collection at home or at school. As a teacher you can access your Teacher Dashboard to monitor usage, access useful resources and explore the catalogue.
Audiobooks are a key tool for helping pupils that struggle to read due to an illness, disability, mental health condition or learning difficulty such as dyslexia. Listening to an audiobook can help students to achieve their pupil progress targets, as well as develop a love for books. We stock audiobooks for ages 7 and upwards. We have a wide range of fiction but we also support the National Curriculum from Key Stage 2 – A-Level, stocking set texts, topic work books and study guides. Popular titles that our schools ask for include To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, An Inspector Calls by J B Priestley, Wonder by R J Palacio and our Keystage 3 Shakespeare collection.
Schools can also choose to opt-in on behalf of their pupils, at no additional cost, to gain access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from all over the world.
As Listening Books is a charity we offer a subsidised membership fee to schools, starting at £100 for the year for 10 logins, and with no hidden charges. Students can access the service throughout the summer for free, and you'll receive an additional login for free each year you renew your membership.
Sign up today and instantly access all of our educational titles. You will be able to request an invoice as part of the application process, or alternatively can pay by card or direct debit.
Once a member, our support team will be in touch to arrange a short training session to walk you through setting up access for your pupils.
If you would like to arrange a demonstration of the service for schools before joining, email our membership team at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 020 7407 9417.
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Listening Books have proved invaluable in helping some of our students to access the texts they need to study for the English Literature GCSE. Due to their difficulties, some of our students are unable to read, focus on and/or remember texts in their written form. Having the opportunity to offer these students a tablet so that they can listen to the novel or play has meant that they have been able to develop a real knowledge and understanding of the plots, characters and themes. Thank you so much for supporting our students in this way.