• 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 work with each department to ensure that literacy is addressed throughout the school in every lesson.

We appear in the Autumn We Are Reading Newsletter

  • https://t.co/zMsFRXZDuI
  • **Attendance** reward trips coming up to the Cinema or Chill Factor for all students above 97% - letters available to collect from staff in school #Rewards #AttendanceMatters
  • **Attendance** Congratulations to 7B on 100% attendance for the 3rd time! Enjoy your MacDonald's breakfast treat! #amazing #100Percent #BeIntoWin. 'Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.' https://t.co/EBYb6WRyWw
  • Today at around 11am the school fell silent as we showed our respect by remembering those that have died in past conflicts serving our country. Thank you to Mrs Pickering for her thought provoking House assemblies on remembrance this week. #thankyou #wearyourpoppywithpride https://t.co/uH17QCMZrg
  • 'If you see someone without a smile give them one of yours' - what a delightful group of students we have in 7B #welldone #rewardbreakfast #100percentattendance #brontebrilliants https://t.co/2eb8fg5b7k
  • ***Attendance*** Congratulations to 7B on 100% Attendance this week! Look forward to your treat breakfast next week! #AttendanceMatters #BeInToWin #100%Reward https://t.co/KcTctIWj5f
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