At Boxmoor Primary School we aim to produce:
Furthermore, we believe that this love of reading is best established via strong partnerships between parents, grandparents and school. Children will bring home school reading books to read. Each of our classes has a well stocked library with a wide range of texts for the pupils. The pupils have a dedicated times in class to read for pleasure. In addition, they will also have the opportunity to visit the school library regularly and choose books to read for pleasure. Our teachers love to read to the pupils, and have a time each day for this in class.
All children have the opportunity to regularly visit our school library and choose books to read for pleasure. There is a wide range of reading genres, as well as poetry and on-fiction books. We have developed a wider range of books that promote diversity and inclusion.
Children are more likely to become fluent readers who choose to read for pleasure if they are exposed to books and words and are given the space to do so at home as well as at school. As such, we ask parents to aim to hear their children read every day where possible. Older children should be encouraged to read independently for longer periods of time to build their stamina.
Other ways to encourage reading at home include: