LRC


Our Lockdown Read

The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates

A message from the author, Jenny Pearson

Activities


Lockdown LRC Information for students

Free access to digital books and myOn news: https://readon.myon.co.uk/

Join Durham County Council Online Library for free: https://libraryonline.durham.gov.uk/pgJoin0.aspx

The National Shelf Service: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPUIqlJM0aieXdq-LxKDvWA CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has launched the National Shelf Service, a new daily YouTube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. The National Shelf Service will feature one librarian and one book recommendation each day. The broadcasts will be on every weekday at 11 a.m.


Get Caught Reading in Lockdown

Send a picture of yourself reading during lockdown to Miss Heads lheads@stjohnsrc.org.uk
We will add these to our gallery and the most unusual will win a prize, but please remember to stay safe!

 
           
 



How to take an Accelerated Reader quiz (watch video)

How to check your target for this term (watch video)

How to read AR news articles (watch video)

Search for a book at your level https://www.arbookfind.co.uk/

Home AR Star of the Week this week is Evan Bowes - well done!





Free online edition of the latest issue of First News



Lockdown LRC Information for Parents

Parents Guide to Renaissance (pdf format)

Visit the AR Book Find site, to find books at your child’s level

You can see information about your child’s progress by logging into Renaissance Home Connect with the user name and password they use at school.

Parents Information on Home Connect

Parents Guide to helping your child to become a successful reader (pdf format)



Stuck for ideas for what to read next? Read all the books by your favourite author? Or do you simply want to try something new?

To give you ideas and inspiration our lovely booklists, for children and young people at all ages and stages, will be updated each week.

Where will your reading journey take you next?

In our book list this week you will find Girl Power...
Here is a link to a free book for all children and their families. It’s an extraordinary collection of short stories, poems, essays and pictures and has contributions from more than 110 children’s writers and illustrators, including Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz, Greg James and Chris Smith, Michael Morpurgo, Liz Pichon, Axel Scheffler, Francesca Simon, Jacqueline Wilson – and Katherine Rundell, who edited it.
For #WorldBookDay2020 all staff and students shared Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl for 10 minutes every lesson. Fantastic feedback from staff and students! Let's all #BeKind and #ShareAStory with someone this weekend!