Reading plays a crucial role in supporting pupils’ learning and development and their understanding of the subjects they are studying. As they prepare to sit the exams that will help to shape their futures, it is important for all of our pupils to continue to expand their vocabulary and improve their writing, 语言和理解能力. Reading a wide variety of books from an assortment of different authors will help our pupils to grow into powerful and knowledgeable communicators.
As well as being a gateway to learning and understanding, reading also helps young people to develop their social and cultural capital by giving them access to new ideas and experiences and encouraging them to empathise with people and characters from all walks of life. Authors use a wide variety of literary techniques to foster and sustain their readers’ interest, helping young people to discover characters that intrigue and inspire them, 他们可以联系到的情节, 以及他们喜欢的类型.
Our 明星的读者 initiative is designed to promote the joys and benefits of reading to all of our pupils, 同时提高他们的写作, 词汇和理解能力. Experienced staff have searched through the best of contemporary and classic young adult literature to provide a recommended reading list for each year group. The books have been selected to give pupils a window into other people’s worlds, promote discussion and build reading resilience.
来自《云顶娱乐平台》等当代经典, 《云顶娱乐平台》和《云顶娱乐网址》三部曲, to universal favourites like To Kill a Mockingbird, 《云顶娱乐网址》和《云顶娱乐平台》, 女巫和魔衣橱, the programme features acclaimed titles dating back to Aesop’s Fables and includes ground-breaking literature from the 19th 到21岁st 世纪. All of the books are aligned with our leadership specialism and have been selected with the age of students in mind, both in terms of their reading ability and the main themes explored.
The recommended reading lists for each year group are included in the 星读者第二版小册子. All our pupils are provided with a copy of the booklet to take home and will be encouraged to participate in the 明星的读者 Challenge, which involves reading at least 10 books from the recommended reading list for their year group. We hope parents are also able to get involved with the initiative by encouraging their children to read as many of the books as possible.
Pupils are able to borrow all of the titles featured in the 星读者第二版小册子 directly from school and many, 如果不是全部, 是否能在当地图书馆找到. 监察学生的进步及发展, all pupils will be given a reading record to track their own reading and participation in the 明星的读者 Challenge. All pupils who complete the Challenge by reading at least 10 books from the recommended reading list for their year group over the course of the academic year will be awarded a 明星的读者 certificate of achievement during the school’s annual 明星的读者 Awards Ceremony, 这是为了庆祝学生对阅读的投入.
A list of the titles featured in the 明星的读者 Secondary Edition can be downloaded below.