Reading Resources

Reasons to read poster 0119Reading lists

Year 7 reading list

Year 8 reading list

Year 9 reading list

Year 9 extended reading list


Award Winning Books 2020


Sixth Form Reading Resources

We encourage students to explore their chosen subjects through wider reading outside the classroom, this helps to build on and enhance what they study in school.

Social Science Reading Journal

English Extended Reading List

Science Reading Journal


Free ebooks/audio books


The Oxford Owl website offers books suitable for younger students and for our EAL (English as an additional language) students.

You can listen and read along to a number of classics, such as 'Black Beauty' or 'Treasure Island'; this could be done together with family or independently. 


The Oxfordshire County Library Service also offers free e/books and audio books, they can be downloaded for free to your computer or handheld device.

There is a huge choice of fiction and non-fiction for children and young adults. You can also check on the Accelerated Book Finder to see which books have quizzes You must have an active (used within the last 12 months) public library account to access these resources. If your account has lapsed or you would like to join the library it can be done here


Library Resources

Please click here to visit the World Book Day Website

Please use the online resources below to aid you in your work.

Book Trust

Booktrust are the UK's largest children's reading charity.  A great site to help you learn about why reading is important and for tips on how to encourage your child to read.

Young Adult Books

Young-adult fiction (often abbreviated as YA) is fiction written for, published for, or marketed to adolescents and young adults, roughly ages 13 to 18.  This website is a great place to find book recommendations.


Fantastic Fiction

Over 40,000 bestselling author bibliographies with all the latest books, covers and descriptions.  Handy if  you need to know the next book in a series or to see everything your favourite author has written.


A site dedicated to young adult book lovers providing a forum to discover and share commentary about the books and authors they enjoy.

Love Reading for Kids

You loved your last book, but what are you going to read next? Download opening extracts, read online book reviews and get expert recommendations.


Referencing Guide
Please see downloads below for a Guide to the Harvard system of referencing.



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