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In this page you will find our Reading Policy, books and website recommendations, news on forthcoming events related to reading and other resources such as workshop presentations or research from other educational organisations.


Reading for Pleasure is at the heart of Hallfield

There is a great deal of research that shows the importance of reading for pleasure for children’s learning and future learning behaviours:

Research evidence on reading for pleasure, DfE, May 2012

Reading for pleasure website

Reading for pleasure research, National Literacy Trust

Reading Policy

To support reading at home, parents, governors, teachers and reading volunteers have jointly created bookmarks for children

Reading Record Guidance for Parents

Along with the book marks to support you reading with your child at home, here is a guide to reading records and how they should be used alongside information about reading at home.

Bookshelf Quiz

Can you guess who these book shelves belong to;

Mr Sumner

Mr Thomsett

or Miss Dunnet?

Author Visit

John Dougherty, author of Stinkbomb and Ketchup Face books, visited Hallfield on 25th November.

He showed us how he gets his ideas for a story and how to plan a story.

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After our Author visit from John Dougherty, one of our Most Able writers created this wonderful book.

These people got caught reading...

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