Reading underpins everything that we do at Walton-le-Dale. The ability to read for pleasure and purpose is one of the greatest gifts and life skills that we can instil in our young people. We have committed, as a school, to Lancashire's Year of Reading - the pledge and the accompanying information are are below.
Immersive Reader is a free tool that uses proven techniques to improve reading for people regardless of their age or ability. This short video explains how to use it...
We are Reading...
Suggested books for Year 9
Selection of books for Year 9 - many of these are in our library
Suggested books for Year 8
Selection of books for Year 8 - many of these are in our library
Suggested books for Year 7
These are a selection of books that we suggest that Year 7s read. Our library has many of these titles....
Year 7 Summer Term Reading Challenge
This challenge encourages our Year 7s to read across all their subjects - have a look at what is involved....
We are Reading - our pledge
This is the pledge that we have made as a school as we commit to Lancashire's 2018 year of reading
We are Reading - launch presentation
This is the presentation with which we launched the Lancashire year of reading at WLD