Our staff have been reading. We thought we would share our reading through our collective effort to read aloud 1984 by George Orwell. Students are invited to read along as they listen to staff take a chapter each. Ms Henderson, our literacy across the curriculum coordinator, took the lead with chapter 1. The text can be found digitally here.
See the recommended reading list to get you started with your summer reading- found here.
The Day – a free daily topical newsletter for parents. It provides a brief guide to one of the day’s most stimulating debates, with a summary of the news story and the different sides that people are taking. They select links to the best of the highest quality journalism available in the world so that, if you’re interested in current affairs, you will always have something to enrich your day. Especially useful to help students prepare for GCSE English Language.
Planet ebook – this site provides free pdf copies of classic texts. With 82 titles available including H.G Wells, Dickens and Tolstoy plus many more.
Audible audiobooks – This website provides a number of freely accessible audiobooks. It is suitable for many ages but the linked section is for teens.
Virtual School Library with Oak National Academy – in partnership with the National Literacy Trust. Every week a popular children’s author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads.