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Accelerated Reading

We currently use Accelerated Reading for our Year 4, 5 and 6 children.  Our children thoroughly enjoy the dedicated 30 minutes of reading time that we have each day and throughout that time, they access quizzes and select new books to read and enjoy.

At the end of the week, those children who have achieved their certification level are presented with their certificates in assembly and they are all currently working towards being the first person to receive recognition for reading a million words. The children are always eager to see the word count leader board and closely monitor their individual target scores to ensure that they earn their target achieved certificate at the end of each half term.

Since integrating Accelerated Reading into our reading curriculum, the children’s motivation to read has improved greatly; the children are always eager to read their book and then take a quiz to test their understanding and add to their points and word totals. They love the competitive spirit within the classroom and are all keen to add to their word count on their quest to joining the ‘Millionaire’s Club’

We have recently been awarded Champion School status for our achievements with Accelerated Reading.

We are incredibly proud to be a Champion School and our children are more motivated than ever to read daily and continue to take as many quizzes as possible.

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In the News

Red Nose Day 2021

On Friday 19th March, we are inviting children to come to school wearing non-uniform and crazy hair … the crazier the better … along with a £1 donation! All money…

11th March 2021

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Lakes Pupils are Winners!

Pupils, present and in our recent past, have been celebrating a number of fabulous achievements in recent weeks. It started with year 5 pupil, Alisha, winning the Northern Echo 500…

2nd December 2020

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Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Click the link below to read about our October Healthy Schools Challenge. Entries for the challenge will close on 2 November 2020 and photos can be sent to office@lakesprimary.co.uk Autumn…

21st October 2020

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Wider Opening of Schools - 8th March 2021


We look forward to welcoming all pupils back into school from Monday 8th March.  Please return to your usual external classroom doors as before.

In order to continue to keep everyone safe, we require ALL PARENTS / CARERS to wear face coverings when on school site.  If you are not wearing a face covering you will be asked to wear one.  This is to ensure we work together to continue the journey out of lockdown to brighter times for everyone.