scan0003Eight Year 7 students are currently participating in a reading initiative with a group of Year 6 pupils from Portway Junior School. Portway - 02.12. 005Portway - 02.12. 011

Over six sessions, Harrow Way students are guiding and supporting the Portway pupils, completing interesting tasks and activities to help improve the younger students’ confidence in reading and literacy. Tasks include; paired reading, book discussions, reading to the Harrow Way Pre-School, a World Book Day task and a Manga book exercise.

As a means of promoting literacy at Key Stage 2/3 and reading for pleasure, participation in this type of event is shown to have a positive effect and significant impact upon members of the group involved.

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