Category Archives: Reading Lists

Year 8 gothic horror reading list

Hello year 8, Here’s a list of the books you have suggested in your gothic horror presentations. It would be great if you could choose one to read over the summer. Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Rebecca by Daphne du … Continue reading

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Year 7 Suggested Reading List

Dear Year 7, the wonderful school librarians have put together an exciting new reading list for you to use as inspiration when deciding on your next text to devour! Please do print it off and stick it into the inside … Continue reading

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Plymouth library closures – have your say!

Dear students, parents and colleagues, If you live in the city, you may be aware that Plymouth City Council are proposing the closure of a large number of  libraries. Libraries in Efford, Eggbuckland, Ernesettle, Estover, Laira, North Prospect, Peverell, Stoke, Tothill … Continue reading

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The School That Got Teens Reading…

As I am sitting in my living room watching this show on BBC2 it has made me wonder… As a DHSG student: do you love reading? Has this always been the case? What or who has inspired you to read? … Continue reading

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Year 7 Summer Read Recommendations

Dear Year 7 students, if you are stuck for ideas when it comes to choosing a good book for the holiday then do take a look at the list of 7 F book recommendations 2016. Hopefully you will find something … Continue reading

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Year 10 wider reading – term 2

Dear Year 10, We are passionate about reading and passionate about you reading widely! Please tell us about what you have been reading in your own time – aim for a least one literary text per term. Looking forward to … Continue reading

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Young Adult Books – best of 2015

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/books/young-adult-books/best-of-2015/  

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What did you read in the holidays?

Go on, tell us – as briefly or leisurely as you like 🙂    

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7H what are you reading this summer?

http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/genre/12/11-plus-readers.html http://www.pragmaticmom.com/summer-reading-list/middle-school-kids/ http://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/reading-lists-for-ks3-pupils/suggested-reading-list-for-year-8-pupils-ks3-age-12-13/ Comment on your reading plans – such an exciting time to have all those weeks to read what you like!

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7H apostrophe and semi-colon practice

Hello 7H, have a look at some of these links or find your own online apostrophe and semi-colon resource! Post a reply reviewing any that you think are useful (or any to avoid) / fun sites you have discovered yourself. … Continue reading

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