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30/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Sir Frederick Gibberd College

A trip into space captured the attention of young people as they focused on science for a week. Students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College indulged in the topic during British Science Week. https://t.co/v5rJW1wWaZ https://t.co/LZkDYHCWJ8

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30/03/20

A trip into space captured the attention of young people as they focused on science for a week. Students at Sir Frederick Gibberd College indulged in the topic during British Science Week. https://t.co/v5rJW1wWaZ https://t.co/LZkDYHCWJ8

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30/03/20

The mental health and emotional wellbeing of young people is our new school’s priority in the early days of the Coronavirus shutdown. https://t.co/O5HMo2DLO5 https://t.co/ads9aHDlEu

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29/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Your Harlow

Head of Sir Frederick Gibberd College: “Children’s mental health comes first” https://t.co/Gt5xrePkaI https://t.co/U7tUcsOn09

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28/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon

A huge thank you to who selflessly has been volunteering to teach PE every afternoon at and . https://t.co/r7yO3JU6J6

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27/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Vic Chapman-Brown

Belle got creative today Mrs C x https://t.co/UcZe7LiFFn

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27/03/20

A huge thank you for our present. It came in the post this week. We are very grateful. https://t.co/Pswc2EbjfZ

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27/03/20

Starting mid-day today one of NASA's record breaking astronauts, Christina Koch who recently returned to earth after 328 days in space, will read a children's book live on Instagram. https://t.co/95TFD1cGfC https://t.co/xEItfohBoh

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26/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Dee Conlon

Real life heroes https://t.co/AofGIbi0MT

26/03/20

We are listening to this whilst doing some work. Hope you enjoy it too. https://t.co/cLZlO3Pc5g

25/03/20

Beautiful rainbow from a beautiful girl. We miss you Rosie, see you very soon. 💙💛💙

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25/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Nicola Tappenden

Here is Rosie and her Rainbow, keep safe everyone! ❤ https://t.co/bQWQvJGBe1

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25/03/20

Lovely rainbow messages video from our amazing children on our Facebook page... 🌈💙🌈💛🌈💙🌈💛🌈💙🌈💛 https://t.co/ca8Ucy6DuA https://t.co/OmpUVQvRPC

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25/03/20

Rockstars Times Tables Challenge: Can you beat your teachers? https://t.co/M7svhFT0Pj

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25/03/20

Sir Frederick Gibberd College Retweeted
Department for Education

We have been informed some parents have received an email stating: ‘As schools will be closing, if you're entitled to free school meals, please send your bank details and we'll make sure you're supported’. This is a scam email - do not respond, and delete immediately. https://t.co/SJgufa8Sw4

24/03/20

Elevenses has just got better. Grab a brew and a bickie and join for a story ☕🍪📖 👍 https://t.co/NmJWsgQjQR

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24/03/20

For all the heroes out there on the front lines. Thank you SFG https://t.co/udrzupsLZo

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24/03/20

Art craft and maths today https://t.co/BRmOPTtgcD

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Reading

We are very passionate about books at SFG. Pupils of all ages are expected to read widely and diversely to broaden their horizons and to improve their literacy. All pupils are expected to have a reading book with them at all times.

Research has shown that reading for pleasure makes a huge difference to children’s educational performance. Children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading tests, but also develop a broader vocabulary, increased general knowledge and a better understanding of other cultures. In fact, reading for pleasure is more likely to determine whether a child does well at school than their social or economic background.

We devote a large amount of curriculum time to reading in each subject. In addition we have two periods of stand alone reading lessons where adults and children read together.

Learning to read is about listening and understanding as well as working out what’s printed on the page. Through hearing stories, children are exposed to a wide range of words. This helps them build their own vocabulary and improve their understanding when they listen, which is vital as they start to read.


 

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Year 6 Summer Reading List

  • A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
  • Boy X by Dan Smith
  • Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Demolition Dad by Phil Earle
  • El Deafo by Cece Bell
  • Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Holes by Louis Sachar
  • How to Capture an Invisible Cat by Paul Tobin
  • Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
  • My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O’Hara
  • Percy Jackson and The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  • Perijee and Me by Ross Montgomery
  • Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
  • Rooftoppers by Katherine Rundell
  • She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick
  • Small Change for Stuart by Lissa Evans
  • The Astounding Broccoli Boy by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • The Dreamsnatcher by Abi Elphinstone
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • The Map to Everywhere by Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis
  • The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • The School For Good and Evil by Soman Chainini
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Year 7 October Half Term Reading List

  • Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Skellig by David Almond
  • Stormbreaker (Alex Rider) by Anthony Horowitz
  • The Owl Service by Alan Garner
  • Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer
  • The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne
  • The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time by Mark Haddon

Year 7 Christmas Reading List

  • The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
  • I Know Why The Cages Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Animal Farm by George Orwell
  • Charlie and the Chocolotate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier
  • Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan
  • A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Year 7 February Half Term Reading List

  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • The Pearl by John Steinbeck
  • Spies by Michael Frayn
  • Noughts and Crosses series by Malorie Blackman
  • Litttle Women by Louisa May Alcott
  • The Coral Island by R M Ballantyne
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Hound of the Baskervilles

Year 8 Summer Reading List

  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  • Gone Series by Michael Grant
  • The Godmother by Carrie Adams
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Paper Towns by John Green
  • Girl Online by Zoe Sugg
  • Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis
  • Looking Glass Girl by Cathy Cassidy
  • The Edge of Lost by Kristina McMorris
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • Love, Aubrey by Suzanna LaFleur
  • Angelic by L P Swalheim
  • Dark Secrets series by Elizabeth Chandler
  • The Host by Stephanie Mayer
  • Confessions of a Murder Suspect series by James Patterson
  • The Selection series by Kiera Cass
  • The Maze Runner series by James Dashner
  • The Hobbit by J R Tolkien
  • Marley and Me by John Grogan

Year 9 Summer Reading List

  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • The Infernal Devices series and Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare
  • When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan
  • The Universe v. Alex Woods by Gavin Extence
  • Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • Am I Normal Yet? by Holly Bourne
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews
  • The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
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