Brabyns Preparatory School Brabyns Preparatory School

Brabyns Preparatory School
Nurturing a Love of Reading in Year 3

The best way to promote a love of reading is to make it part of everyday life as something that is fun and enjoyable, rather than something that is forced and a chore. 

The Year 3 classroom is full of books that children can explore in any free time. At the start of this term, the children also hand picked their own story which is read to them at the end of every school day. This half term, Year 3 chose the funny story by David Walliam ‘World’s Worst Children’. They have fostered a love of listening to stories and the discussions that we have had about the characters in the story have been second to none! Especially characters like ‘Petula Perpetual Motion’ and ‘Grubby Gertrude’. We even have a go at talking in funny voices like we would imagine the characters doing!

As we are coming to the end of our story, Year 3 felt sad so we explored other stories similar to the text in hand. As a result, we plan on moving on to ‘World’s Worst Teachers’. 

The consequences of nurturing a love of reading are simple. Year 3 are genuinely enthused by their reading and have evidenced this in other areas of the classroom too. During our morning viewing of Newsround, the children spotted a new book by the legendary Sir Tom Moore which they just HAD to read. Of course, we have already had a sneak peek! 

A trip to Chester Zoo!

Years 1 & 2

7th October 2020

Read more

Stand Aside! Rock Heroes in our midst…

Years 3 - 6

7th October 2020

Read more

First Self-Portraits in Kindergarten

Nursery

7th October 2020

Read more
Brabyns Preparatory School
Brabyns Preparatory School

Accreditations

Eco Schools Bronze Award Arts Council ISA

© 2020 Brabyns Preparatory School, All rights reserved

Contact: 0161 427 2395 | admin@brabynsprepschool.co.uk | Privacy Policy

Part of Bellevue Education

Bellevue Education