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Literacy

2018 - 2019 Literacy timetable

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Parents Information - Download

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Accelerated Reader Timetable - Download

Word of the Week

Word of the Week

girth - circumference

Quote of the Week

Not doing more than the average is what keeps the average down. - William M. Winans

Life Principle of the Week

Flexibility - The ability to make adjustments or alter plans

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Newsletters

Autumn 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019

Literacy Form Time Links

 All Year Groups- Accelerated Reader

https://ukhosted90.renlearn.co.uk/1894905/

Year 10 and 11- PIXL Literature App

https://englishapp.pixl.org.uk/PiXLit.html

Suggested Reading Lists

Year 9 Reading List - Download

Year 10 Reading List - Download

Year 11 Reading List - Download

General Reading List:

 Title Author
The Diabolic  S. J. Kincaid 
 A Monster Calls (Movie Tie-in)  Patrick Ness 
 Reckless I: The Petrified Flesh  Cornelia Funke
 The Deviants  C. J. Skuse 
 The Fever Code  James Dashner
 The Penalty  Mal Peet
 North Face  Matt Dickinson
 Terror Kid  Benjamin Zephaniah
 Dread Eagle  Alex Woolf

Messenger of Fear

Michael Grant 
The Crossover Kwame Alexander 
The Hunted Charlie Higson
ZOM-B Baby Darren Shan 
 Hostage Three Nick Lake 
Dead Ends Erin Jade Lange
Divergent Veronica Roth
Road of the Dead Kevin Brooks
Farenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
The Maze Runner (The Maze Runner, Book 1)    James Dashner
The Haunting of Jessop Rise Danny Weston
Light Michael Grant
Zero Hour  Will Hill
The Haunting of Jessop Rise Danny Weston
Wonderboy Nicole Burstein
The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen  Susin Nielsen

Reading List for Teenagers:  

‘World Book Day’ Top books for Teens

  1. The Hunger Gamesby Suzanne Collins
  2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  3. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  4. Harry Potter series by JK Rowling 
  5. 1984 by George Orwell  
  6. The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  7. A Streetcat Named Bob by James Bowen
  8. The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
  9. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky 
  10. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

 

Top 50 books that will …

 

Change the way you think
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A Streetcat Named Bob by James Bowen
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
Wonder by RJ Palacio
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

 

Help you understand you
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Catcher in the Rye by JD Salinger
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
The Outsiders by SE Hinton

 

Make you cry
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
Before I Die by Jenny Downham
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult 

 

Make you laugh
Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ by Sue Townsend
Geek Girl by Holly Smale
Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
Angus, Thongs and Full-frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison

 

Scare you
1984 by George Orwell
Lord Loss by Darren Shan
The Rats by James Herbert
The Shining by Stephen King
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks

 

Teach you about love
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Forever by Judy Blume
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

 

Thrill you
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Gone by Michael Grant
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

 

Transport you
Harry Potter series by JK Rowling
The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien
Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald