At Hazel Grove High School, we want students to read extensively for pleasure, so that they foster a lifelong love of reading. In addition, so they can become responsible for their learning.
In Key Stage 3 (Years 7, 8 and 9) your child will have a library lesson once a fortnight during an English Lesson. Students will be able to borrow up to two books to take home a read in their own free time. Our school librarian will make recommendations to them taking into account your child’s reading ability, curriculum targets and interests.
With regards to homework, reading is something we expect from all our pupils. All pupils are expected to read a minimum for three times a week for a minimum of half an hour at a time. Obviously, for stretch and challenge as your child moves through from Year 7 – 11, we would expect this to develop into reading for pleasure on a daily basis. At Hazel Grove, we believe every child should be a reader and we hope you’ll help us support our love of reading for pleasure outside of the classroom with your child at home
We anticipate that your child will read at least one book per fortnight (depending on the length of the book).
Students are expected to bring their library book to every Library Lesson not only for exchange or renewal but in order to access the activities planned for each term. They should have a book in their bags everyday as they will be required to read during registration.
You will be contacted by the librarian should your child fail to bring in their book and books will be classed as lost after 14 days post the due date; lost books will incur a charge for the cost of the book which can be paid on parent pay or a replacement copy may be given to the library.
Below are the documents from the Literacy Support Evening