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Reading Widely and Often

Find everything that you need to feed your hunger for reading. Whether you’re already a passionate reader or just getting started, this is the place to be inspired.

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.” – George R.R. Martin (Author of Game of Thrones)

Check out our 20 Book Challenge page to help you choose your next reading adventure. On here you’ll find a wide range of much loved books suggestions– some long, some short, some easy, some challenging – but all are guaranteed to keep you hooked.

If you want to find out the best ways to inspire your child to read and write for pleasure at home, check out our ‘5 Top Tips’ guides.

Unsure which books to buy for your child? Our 20 Book Challenge page has all the answers with a comprehensive reading list of the teenage fiction books to read for pleasure.

We also have our academic reading lists, put together by our Faculty Leaders, to give your child the opportunity to read around a favourite topic or get a head start on something new.

Students

Ever wondered which books your teachers love?

Ever wondered why reading is so important? These 10 facts will reveal all.

Check out our list of 20 ‘must read’ books to encounter before you turn 13!

Parents

For our latest ‘Word of the Week’ – and our archive of previous WOTW choices.

Find out more about D.E.A.R, and how we use it in English lessons.

Compiled by our Faculty Leaders, this list will give your child the opportunity to read around a favourite topic or get a head start on something new.

Tips on getting your child reading.

Tips on getting your child writing.

What are students saying about the books they’re currently reading?