This is our Tutor-Time reading programme. Years 7 to 9 read fiction texts together as a tutor group. In year 10, we move on to non-fiction texts, such as news articles. We discuss the texts and develop vocabulary by learning new words from the text. The skills we focus on are: prediction, summary, clarification and inference.
The story is about four students who are in detention when their teacher mysteriously goes missing and they are trapped in school.
This story, set in Nottingham, is about a boy with autism who solves the murder of a homeless man. This text explores some sensitive issues such as domestic abuse.
This is a dual narrative, following a teenager who runs away from home and a serial killer who is killing homeless people.
Students learn to read critically and develop a personal response to a text. We have been exploring themes such as identity, oppression and empowerment.