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Reading For Pleasure

At Mossley, we highly value the importance of reading for pleasure. Every Thursday, all year groups take part in a reading for pleasure session in school.

These take various forms, such as:

  • Hot chocolate and biscuit whilst reading
  • Making reading dens
  • Reading buddies (joining with another year group)
  • Reading in the woods
  • Book blankets
  • Reading rivers
  • Listening to audio books
  • Bring in a teddy/blanket
  • Free choice of what to read
  • Creating art work based on reading
  • Reading café with recommendations of books from peers or staff
  • Parent visits for reading


Please see below the results from our recent Christmas/New Year reading challenge…keep your eyes peeled on classdojo for our next reading challenge, taking place during February half term!Christmas Reading Challenge Results…Thank you so much to ALL children and staff that took part in the Christmas reading challenge. I have been absolutely blown away with the fabulous entries!Number of entries: Air – 21 Earth – 21 Fire – 19 Water – 20There was a very close number of entries for each house, but it came down to how many challenges each entry had completed!In 4th place with 99 points is house of Fire. (25 House Points awarded) In 3rd place with a 114 points is house of Earth. (50 House Points awarded) In 2nd place with 125 points is house of Water. (75 House Points awarded) In 1st place with a whopping 134 points is house of Air. (100 House Points awarded)I will be giving a list to each class teacher to let them know how many house points each individual child has completed, so they will tell your child how many house points they can add on.

Happy Reading! 

Miss Young

Mossley C.E Primary School

Boundary Lane, Congleton, Cheshire, CW12 3JA

Mrs B Hawtin or Mrs L Knibbs

Tel: 01260 272451Email: office@mossleyce.cheshire.sch.uk

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