English Useful Websites

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/subjects/zv48q6f

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks3/

http://storytelling.worldbookday.com/ - World Book Day

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Accelerated Reading 

 

This is web-based service that the department provide and all years in Prep use to test their knowledge on the books that they read both as a class and individually. There is a site to allow parents to view what their children have read and a facility that allows children to browse for books they might enjoy further based upon their reading habits.

The Accelerated Reading House Cup is keenly contested each term and top readers are rewarded and recognised in the term’s final assembly. The links below will take you directly to the site.

To do a test

https://ukhosted1.renlearn.co.uk/1893143/ (Pupils for tests)

If you want to search for a book – here is a useful search tool that AR offers to help you.

http://www.arbookfind.co.uk/

Guides

If you would like some assistance in how to add Accelerated Reader as a favourite on an i-Pad, please click here.

Accessing AR on PC, please click here.

Reading lists

Year 4 Reading List Year 5 Reading List Year 6 Reading List
Year 7 Reading List Year 8 Reading List  

As well as these reading lists you might want to access the link to the CILIP site below as it will allow you to see what books are currently shortlisted for the current Carnegie Medal and also to browse past winners.

http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/home