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As our children move through our school they can choose  to read a rich, variety of different quality reading material. Our children are exposed to a wide selection of classic and modern literature along with good quality non-fiction.

A wide selection of genres and reading material are always available in each classroom as well as in our various reading areas.

Out doors our children have the opportunity to spend time  in our 'Reading cottage' or to take a book into our forest area. During lunch-time a reading and quiet club are available for the children to attend if they wish, or they may choose to take a book or magazine into our wooden shelter which is situated on our playground.

 Our children are encouraged to read at home 5 times a week and we ask parent/carers to make a record of this in their home/school diary. The children are rewarded with Dojos for 5 reads, they are also entered into a weekly raffle where they are presented in our celebration assembly with a book of their choice.

            Spring 2 Class Reads

Year 1-  Jack and the baked beanstalk written by Colin Stimpson

 

 

 

Year 2-  Lila and the secret of rain written by David Conway

              A wide selection of year 2 quality books will be read for reading for pleasure

 

 

                                

                                                  

 

Year 3-  Greek Myths  written by Marcia Williams

             The Abominables written by Eva Ibbotson ( RFP book)      

               

 

Year 4- The pied piper written by Michael Murpurgo

             The Ickabog by JK Rowling (RFP book)

             

 

          

 

Year 5  Charlottes Web written by E B White 

            Cosmic written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce

            

                   

                  

Year 6 -The journey of Jo'Burg written by Beverley Naido

           A selection of large picture books are being read as our reading for pleasure texts.

                

        

 

World Book Day 2021

Lawrence View celebrated World Book Day by dressing up as our favourite book character. We also entered a competition for which we had to  decorate  a potato as a book character.

                       Guess Who?

During half term our children took part in a Guess Who reading competition, We had some fabulous entries, see how many children you recognise below.

 

 

 

Lawrence View Reading Challenge

Can you read a different book or chapter of a book every day for a week in a different place each day at home/ in your garden?

Be creative!

Send your photographs to your class teacher in one go. We will collate and let you know who the winners are!

School Closures

Best-selling children's book author and TV star David Walliams is reading an audio story every day for a month.

The World of David Walliams is releasing an audio story from The World’s Worst Children every day for the next 30 days.

As well as being a judge on Britain's Got Talent, Walliams has penned tales for children including Gangsta Granny, Ratburger and The Boy in The Dress.

 

Each day head to bit.ly/AudioElevenses at 11am for the latest story.

Finding letters and sounds books online.
The staff at Lawrence View Primary will be reading bedtime stories for you to enjoy

Mr.David Hill Lawrence View's chair of governors officially opened our reading cottage on March 6th 2020. Mrs Christine Hill kindly donated a beautiful clock to be displayed in the reading cottage.                              World World Book Day 2020

 

On March 6th 2020, Mr.David hill our chair of governors officially opened our new reading cottage. Mrs Christine Hill very kindly donated a beautiful clock that will be displayed inside the reading cottage.

Year 6's recommended reads for spring 2

What not to do if you turn invisible written by Ross Welford

 

The girl who speaks bear written by Sophie Anderson

 

I am Malala written by Malala yousafzai

 

The diary of Anne Frank edited by Otto.H.Frank

 

The dog who saved the world written by Ross Welford

 

The 1,000 year old boy written by Ross Welford

 

Lawrence View Library

" There are lots of different books to choose from, I like reading the magazines too"- Conner

 

"I like the den and chairs in the library" - Aarani

 

 

 

      

 

 

Reading for pleasure

At Lawrence View the children love to choose to read in their class reading area throughout each day.

 

Foundation stage-

Year 1-                 

 " It's comfy and calm." - Emmy

 

        "I like to read in our book area because it's quiet and calm." - Charlie

Year 2 

 

Year 3   

 

"I enjoy reading on the floor."- Eva

Year 4 

 

Year 5   

" I like to read on my own."- Ella

 

Year 6 

"It is quiet, so I am able to concentrate and I like reading in the dark with the torches. My favourite books are the Non- fiction Space books"- Paul

Lawrence View Buddy Reading

 

Every Friday afternoon our children have a reading session with their buddy.

The children are paired up with a child from another class. Our reading areas are always busy!

Year 6 and Year 3

Year 5 and Year 1

Year 4 and Year 2.

 

The children thoroughly enjoy these sessions, they are always eager to support and praise each other.

 

" I enjoy listening to the younger children read to me" - Regan

" I like reading in a different classroom"- Jacob

" Being a reading buddy gives me the opportunity to look at different aged books"-Paul

" I like my  buddy writing comments in my reading diary"- Felicity

                                                     

 

Lawrence View's reading volunteers

Once a week we have reading volunteers who come into school to support our children with 1-1 reading. Our children really enjoy these sessions.

"Mr. Fairbrother makes reading fun, he helps us with our reading."

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