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Children each have their own reading book and Home-School contact book where reading at home should be recorded. We ask that all children read at least 3 times a week at home. Please read books and magazines and don't restrict the Home-School contact book to simply recording their school book. We want you to read books that you simply love


The school operates an Award Scheme for Reading at Home. The amount of times that you read at home is recorded by the class teacher weekly and is added up at the end of each term! The first award is for reading 30 times at home... Are you going to challenge yourself to achieve the Diamond award for reading 100+ times? 



By the end of this academic year all pupils in Y5 must read the following books:

Complete Harry Potter Collection Boxed Set  J. K. Rowling


The Wolves of Willoughby Chase  Joan Aiken


Shakespeare Stories Collection - 14 Books Retold by Marcia Williams


Why the Whales Came  Michael Morpurgo


Billy the Kid Michael Morpurgo


No Such Thing As Dragons Philip Reeve


The London Eye Mystery Siobhan Dowd


Room 13 Robert Swindells


Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Paperback) Michael Morpurgo


Beowulf– Kevin Crossley Holland


Peter Pan- Jm Barrie