Year 7 and 8 students have a Reading Lesson once a fortnight, are encouraged to read for enjoyment and keep a Reading Log throughout the school year.
Reward tickets (Harry Potter tickets) are given to those students who read frequently, show enthusiasm for reading and keep their Reading Log up-to-date. These tickets are put into a draw which is held at the end of the academic year.
The Harry Potter Reading Draw is a great positive occasion when students’ reading is celebrated and rewarded. Years 7 and 8 thoroughly enjoy the event, waiting to see if they are fortunate enough to win a prize.
Not so many prizes this year due to Covid, but we were still able to secure some fabulous rewards that we know our students will enjoy; Amazon Vouchers for £10, £20 and £30, vouchers for Monkey Forest, Hall Farm Shop, Stoke Ski Centre, Kilnworx Climbing Wall, and Dominoes Pizzas as well as many more!
No photos this year either, those below are from 2019.
“With reading out loud my confidence grew”
“It is nice to have quiet time to enjoy my reading”
“It is nice to discover new words and develop my vocabulary”
“Reading lessons have helped my confidence grow and have allowed me to share my passion for books with others”
“I always look forward to my reading lessons as it is an opportunity to relax and learn at the same time, and I can read whatever interests me”
“I just wanted to thank you for all your help and support with my reading this year. You’ve helped and encouraged me so much and I just wanted to let you know how much I’ve appreciated it. I love reading and I’ve really enjoyed writing about my books.“
“I always look forward to my reading lessons as it is an opportunity to relax and learn at the same time, and I can read whatever interests me.”