Reading underpins success across academic subjects. Studies from the National Literacy Trust show there is a positive correlation between reading and attainment
Reading regularly is demonstrated to have a positive impact across all elements of the curriculum.
With our school undertaking an age range change, from 11-14, to 11-16 which will see students at Ivanhoe stay on to take their GCSEs, having our students read regularly, both for pleasure and function, is of imperative importance to our students' future academic successes.
But our responsibility as educators doesn’t stop at the classroom door. Reading, both for pleasure and for function, is also shown to have a positive impact on:
Put simply – reading is a skill which serves to improve every aspect of a young person’s life. Ivanhoe, as a reading school, is invested in promoting literature that challenges, informs, educates, builds up, and benefits all of the students that study here.
Further research for reference
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