Reading

Liverpool Reading Quality Mark – Silver Award

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We are delighted to announce that after our recent assessment in the Liverpool Reading Quality Mark, we were awarded SILVER status. This shows how the whole school is committed to ‘Reading for Pleasure’. This is a fantastic achievement for the school. A huge thank you to all of the parents, pupils, staff, governors and community who have supported us in achieving this award. A summary report of the success in meeting the criteria and the strengths of the school can be found attached to this page.

Sooper Books - Free School library

Sooper Books has kindly donated all of their award-winning stories and audiobooks to our school. Please use the following links to access the stories and audiobooks free of charge from school or from home:

Bedtime stories — a selection of the world’s best 5-10 minute bedtime stories and audiobooks

Fairy tales — a selection of classic fairy tales retold in a modern and fun way

Sooper Series — a selection of original stories in episode format. Each episode is a separate 10-15 minute story

Rhymes & Poems — a selection of 3-5 minute funny rhymes

Aesop’s fables — a selection of 3-5 minute moral tales, retold in a fun and modern way

At MPPS, we LOVE reading!

We encourage reading through a range of activities and by providing supportive environments for children to enjoy reading for pleasure. Reading records are used to monitor reading as well as communicating between home and school. At MPPS we use a selection of quality levelled reading schemes, including Oxford Reading Tree and Collins Big Cats, to help build fluency, stamina, confidence and important reading skills that children need in order to progress. We also supplement these schemes with quality texts that are not on any scheme to ensure that the children receive a range of appropriate fiction and non-fiction texts.

Looking for a new book but not sure what to choose? This website gives you lots of brilliant suggestions based on your age and interests. We bet you will find a great book! https://www.booksfortopics.com/

More information on our book banding can be found here.

Spring Reading Raffle Winners

Here are our Spring Reading Raffle Winners of 2024!

Autumn Reading Raffle Winners

Here are our Autumn Reading Raffle Winners of 2023!

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Reading Updates

A huge thank you to everyone who has helped to promote our community book swap and who has donated their pre-loved books. We appreciate it so much and hope it will help you by saving money.


World Book Day 2022

Well done to this year's 'Best Dressed' winners!

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Librarians

Our Librarians visited WHSmith in Stretford Mall and discussed how the manager organises their book collections. The children had sneak peeks at some new book releases and wrote their own recommendations - look out for them on the shelves!

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