• We are a Reading School

We are a Reading School

Reading

At Lathom High School reading is of upmost importance. We passionately believe that reading for pleasure helps students to improve their literacy levels and future life chances.

We have an excellent Library which stocks a range of interesting literature. Students are able to take out two books at a time and they are responsible for looking after them and paying any fines for late/lost books.

We use Accelerated Reader to track students reading and it forms an individualised online reading record for each student. The system allows students to take quizzes on books and it will count the number of words that they have read.

We use Eclipse to run our library system. Students can log in to create reviews for books that they have read or reserve new books.

Literacy

As a school we take the literacy of our students very seriously. We ensure that students are supported through a series of targeted and focussed interventions.

Tutor time is used to promote and develop students speaking and listening skills. We feel that developing spoken confidence is reflected in the written responses that students produce.

We have a literacy coordinator who works with each department to ensure that literacy is addressed throughout the school in every lesson.

Literacy Newsletters

We appear in the We Are Reading 

Spring 2019

Autumn 2018

 

  • Well done Chloe. What a lovely gesture to donate your prize too https://t.co/KcUMNj8GDT
  • I want to say a huge thank you again for everyones efforts in week 2 of this lockdown period. You are all - students, parents and staff amazing and Im sharing this this tweet as it says it all. Enjoy the weekend - Mrs G https://t.co/alILLMl9wR
  • Were aware of some issues this week with receiving messages into our Family Support helpline. Were very sorry about this. We think its fixed but ask that if you do not receive a reply from Family Support within 24hrs, you resend your message to [email protected] https://t.co/zEtAV9nqHq
  • Congratulations! https://t.co/Yo5QBV4WUu
  • Thank you to everyone for working so hard this week to get everything in place. Weve had fabulous engagement with remote learning, great live lessons and some lovely messages from parents. Its been a massive team effort! Enjoy the weekend and well do it all again next week! https://t.co/HxesEzUE1d
  • If you have an Xbox you can access your school work really easily from home. Check out @MrFrainICT and his how to guide here! https://t.co/vxuvMHLx5J
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