Reading for pleasure! The way to improve reading achievement while spending quality time with your child!

At John Gulson our English curriculum promotes reading for pleasure, with story time being an important part of every day school life. Please support your child to read for pleasure at home. You could share their school library book, read them a story you choose together, get a book from the local library or even read an e-book together. is a brilliant free resource full of high quality e-books, all you need is an email address to sign up, and there are lots of excellent stories to share with your child. Your local library is

Reading at home

Reading at home with your child is one of the most important things you can do for their education.

It can seem scary, but it’s not as hard as it looks! Take a look at this video to see how it’s done.