Literacy and Library

KBA library is open daily to all students from 8am to 8.20am, at break time, at lunch time and after school every Monday to Friday. Pupils can take out, return, and renew books by visiting the library at these times.

We are proud that our library is used as a teaching and working area by primary, secondary and staff.

United Learning Key Stage 3 Glossary

Pupils are encouraged to use this glossary of subject specific words to supplement their learning.  This glossary of terms can also be found on student Chromebooks by clicking on the literacy bookmark.

DEAR – Drop Everything and Read

All pupils in Years 7-9 are allocated 20 minutes a day to ‘Drop Everything And Read.’ This time is used to foster a love and a passion for reading. Both staff and students use this time to drop everything and read books for pleasure.

Form Time Reading

Form time reading (FTR) takes place weekly and is delivered during registration time to pupils in years 7-10. Pupils are exposed to a range of text types and challenging material. FTR promotes fluency, development of vocabulary and comprehension.

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