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The Beaconsfield School A specialist Arts College


Why Literacy Matters

“Literacy is the jump-off point from which all of life’s successes take flight.” Lauri Fortino

We aim to give our students the motivation to read for pleasure, time to read, the skills required to read academic texts and opportunities to read a wide range of genres.


Useful Websites to support literacy at home





Link to Accelerated Reading Home Connect     

Speak Up Speak Out Competition

On 30th June our Year 7s delighted us with their fantastic speeches for our inaugural Speak Up, Speak Out Competition.  Fifteen students presented their speeches in front of the rest of Year seven, Mrs Legg and our chair of Governors, Mrs Fisher. Please click on the link below to see some of the photos.

Speak Up Speak Out Gallery





Books About Subjects 

Here is a list of non-fiction books  your son/daughter might enjoy reading. These books are listed by subject area (Maths, Science, Technology etc) with title and author name.