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.
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 research, National Literacy Trust
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.
Can you guess who these book shelves belong to;
or Miss Dunnet?
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.
After our Author visit from John Dougherty, one of our Most Able writers created this wonderful book.