What informs the school’s approach to reading development?

 

Our approach has been informed by the following research and reading:

  • Disciplinary Literacy and Explicit Vocabulary Teaching by Katherine Mortimer
  • Reading Reconsidered: A Practice Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction by Doug Lemov
  • Closing the Reading Gap by Alex Quigley
  • Closing the Vocabulary Gap by Alex Quigley
  • Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools – report by the EEF