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Reading @ Penwortham

If you don't like to read, you haven't found the right book. 

 J K Rowling

At Penwortham, we strive to ensure every child develops a love of reading.

We do this through:

- Daily teaching of Reciprocal Reading from Nursery to Year 6;

- Weekly Book Share assemblies and regular discussions around book recommendations;

- Daily phonics teaching in EYFS and KS1 to support decoding skills;

- School Books linked to our school values;

- A text led curriculum using high quality texts;

- Reading competitions and author visits;

- Organising for parent volunteers to listen to children read;

- Book Fairs and Book Weeks;

- Well stocked class libraries;

- Ensuring all children visit our magical school library every week.

Please click on the links to find out more!

Reciprocal Reading

School Books

Recommended Reads

Free Reading Resources





What shall I read next?

This is an excellent website that is updated every month. Please have a look at the latest recommendations!