• Librarians
• Book clubs
• National writing competitions
• Subject ambassadors
• Book fairs
• Themed events
• Ingestre residential
• DEAR (drop everything and read)
• The Big Write

Year 5: War, differences and travel and adventure
Year 6: Wild world, magic and mystery, crime and equality
Year 7: World War 1, gothic and real life
Year 8: Dystopia, diversity and other cultures

• Encourage your child to read for at least 10 minutes a day
• Quiz on reading books on Accelerated Reader (school-wide programme)
• Ask your child questions about the book they are reading

Accelerated Reader - Facts • Admiral Lord Nelson School

In English, students are encouraged to explore horizons through literature by studying a range of genres and texts. Students develop their love of reading and are supported in this through many reading strategies.

Cat Sharples, Head of English Department