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Driffield Junior School, Bridlington Road, Driffield, East Yorkshire YO25 5HN

Tel: 01377 253371

Fax: 01377255790

Email: driffield.juniors@eastriding.gov.uk

Driffield Junior School

Reading

 

Reading is really important to us at Driffield Junior School. We believe it’s not enough to simply give children the skills to become technically competent readers. We want them to be able to engage critically with a range of texts, develop their ability to analyse, consider and question, and also grow to love their language and all it can do through encounters with works by some of our greatest children’s authors.

At our school your child will:

  • Be taught effective reading strategies through shared, guided and sometimes 1 to 1 reading.
  • Experience the joy of class story time.
  • Be given swift and targeted reading interventions if they find reading difficult.
  • Enjoy the feeling of achievement gained by progressing through our recently enriched reading scheme.
  • Have the opportunity to consolidate their learning online by accessing Bug Club.
  • Be rewarded as a class for diligent home reading with the treat of extra playtime.
  • Experience many exciting activities designed to promote the pleasure and knowledge that can be gained through books such as World Book Day activities, school book fairs, visits to the library and visits from published children’s authors.

 

Read our  top tips for reading by clicking on the following link  - Top Tips for Reading

Here is a powerpoint presentation and demonstration video on how to make the most of reading with your children.                                                               Reading with your child

 

Read at home - Bug Club

You will have received your username and password to be able to access the Bug Club online. Click on the link below to get reading now!

 

Bug Club

 

Celebrities love reading too!

Follow this link to find all about what famous footballers are reading. Watch videos of them talking about their favourite books: they may even ask you some questions too!

Premier League Reading

 

 

What to read next?

Not sure what to read next? Don’t worry! Follow these links for some advice on the latest books to read. You can even post your own recommendations of books your friends should read.

Blue Peter book awards

Monthly book recommendations

 

 

Competitions and games

Stay tuned for more news on this national reading competition where you could win some huge prizes!

 

 Children's Laureate

 

Our favourite authors

Click on the names of the authors below to visit their websites and find out about the books they have written.

Michael Morpurgo

 

  Roald Dahl

 Michael Rosen

JK Rowling

 

 Jacqueline Wilson

 

          

   

 

Read our English Policy by clicking here