Take advantage of more time at home and take up the Bolingbroke reading challenge!

Friday 27 March 2020

How to Train Your Dragon -  just one of the recommended books in the school's Reading Challenge aimed to widen the breadth of pupils' reading

Even though pupils are now learning from home, the Bolingbroke Reading Challenge is still running, so if  you haven't yet signed up to the challenge now is a great opportunity to begin as we spend more time inside our homes. The challenge helps aims to help pupils to widen their reading variety.

“There are three different levels to the challenge, so if you are an avid reader or simply would like start reading more often there isn’t a better excuse to start now!” explained library assistant Ms Meddle.

To take part, pupils will need to download the Reading Challenge grid, see here: PDF iconBolingbroke Reading Challenge.pdf Once pupils have finished reading a book, they simply need to take the Accelerated Reader quiz on the book so Ms Meddle can verify.

Please email Ms Meddle with a picture of your personalised grid, once you have achieved Bronze (two books).

If you have any other questions about the challenge, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Meddle.

Not sure what to read next?

All pupils in KS3 were encouraged to borrow up to three books from the school library before we closed due to Covid-19 last week.

If you need more reading, check out some of the links below where audible books and e-books can be accessed – and happy reading!.

Children’s Classic E-books and Audible - https://www.researchify.co.uk/audiobooks.html
Selection of children’s literary classics, available to read on PDF or listen to audio on YouTube.

Audible - https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Audible have now launched Audible Stories, a new free service providing audible books for children and teenagers.

Elevenses with The World of David Walliams - https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
David Walliams will be releasing an audio story every day at 11am. These are short stories from his book The World’s Worst Children.

How to Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyUNZa7_Gjo
Cressida Cowell, author of the How to Train Your Dragon series will be uploading a chapter a day of her first book in the series via YouTube.

Coraline and The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman - http://www.mousecircus.com/videos/
Neil Gaiman reads two of his books via YouTube, Coraline and The Graveyard Book.

Classic E-books - https://freeclassicebooks.com/
Free downloadable e-books (classics).