At St. Columba’s reading is at the centre of our curriculum. Our vision is to foster a lifelong love of reading amongst all of our pupils therefore providing them with the reading skills which will successfully allow them to access the breadth and richness of our curriculum and improve their communication and language skills.
As part of our Reading Curriculum all our pupils are exposed to:
Please take a look at our wonderful Reading Curriculum!
As part of our Classic’s Week to celebrate World Book Day, we were extremely excited to receive a special visitor-a published author-Jen Campbell.
Jen held an impressive, interactive and magical assembly for all our pupils who asked her some fantastic questions. The best part was her sharing her current book, ‘Franklin’s Flying Bookshop.’
Check out Jen’s website: http://www.jen-campbell.co.uk
Reading really does take you to different places without moving your feet!
Reading for Pleasure is key to educational outcomes for all pupils. We know that academic attainment is of vital importance but the benefits of reading for pleasure go beyond this and stretch throughout a person’s life journey.
The research finds that reading for pleasure can result in:
Click on the link to find out ways reading for pleasure and sharing stories opens up our minds.