Reading is a fundamental skill and it is vital that children become fluent and confident readers.
We strive to instill a love of reading in all children at Belgrave St Bartholomew's Academy, ensuring that they have access to a range of text types and genres.
We aim to encourage passionate and curious readers, equipped with the strategies they need to overcome any barriers they may face.
HOW WE BUILT A READING CULTURE
Since 2019 we have been proud to work with LitFilmFest to build a reading culture in our school using their Reading Rocks Review project.
Take a look at the video to the right, to see how engaged and excited the children have been to create their own Belgrave Book Reviews that led to them becoming their local library heroes and YouTube stars!
Not sure what book to read next? Choose one of our amazing book reviews to help you make your decision! From Charles Dickens to J. K. Rowling we will have a recommendation for you! This playlist was inspired by the Litfilmfest 'Reading Rocks Reviews' project.
Is there anything better than a story before bed? Not only does a bedroom story help set a routine, enhance language skills and strengthen the bond between the reader and listener, research has also proven that a bedtime story boosts brain development!
So grab yourself a hot chocolate, make yourself comfortable and choose a bedtime story to enjoy.