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19/03/19

Forest Hall School’s Got Talent is on Friday evening from 7pm! We really hope you can make it. 16 wonderful acts will be competing to win £100! Tickets can be purchased via Parent Pay or on the door on the night. Please support our students!

19/03/19

A reminder that we have an early finish on Thursday 21st March. Students will finish at 12pm to enable staff to complete cross trust training. All Acme buses and taxis have been notified.

19/03/19

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Mr. L. Davis

Forest Hall will always be an inclusive school, celebrating diversity and promoting tolerance of all differences - one day, those “differences” won’t be different. Share the love. ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤 https://t.co/r3KWmov1oE

18/03/19

The creative writing of young people from Stansted has gone on display in an exhibition. The work of 13 Year 7, 8 and 10 students from Forest Hall School forms part of the Library At Night project at Harlow Library. https://t.co/E4i850bngq https://t.co/TTZ9tBSEgn

17/03/19

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Teaching School

Reminder of tomorrow’s Wellness at Work session from 4-5.30pm for all BMAT staff https://t.co/Sy91vmKv5L

09/03/19

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Mr. L. Davis

is in full swing here at . This display celebrating Women’s History Month is outside the library until the end of March. https://t.co/ykMwv0vjiN

08/03/19

World Book Day was another opportunity to promote a school as a reading community. Forest Hall School has adopted a culture of reading to encourage young people to find a love of literacy. https://t.co/8Gk9IHLfCP https://t.co/9nONDhVWMV

08/03/19

It’s today. Thank you to all those women who fought for equality! On Monday 11th March has organised a showing of Suffragette. Please feel free to come along! https://t.co/h3xJeUva20

07/03/19

Cooking club is back and the food looks very tasty!! https://t.co/JhietNedSu

07/03/19

Looking forward to celebrating at school! Students will be given a £1 book token. https://t.co/gfZhPl5fO3

07/03/19

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Kelly Clark

Crazy day ahead with lots of to visit and about for

06/03/19

Off out for a day in Aarhus today! First stop Moesgaard Museum and then the street food market and shopping! https://t.co/dc89KjtVMQ

28/02/19

Our exceptional students are ensuring we do our best to be an eco school! Very proud of their efforts!! https://t.co/uWuwnfX0Yt

26/02/19

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STN Airport College

YEAR 11 GIRLS! Finishing your and thinking about a career in ? This event is for you 👉🏼 https://t.co/rRYIBDU6HR https://t.co/PJgXWGoONg

25/02/19

Looking forward to seeing students back this morning. A reminder that there have been road works outside FHS with a three way traffic light. This has impacted the bus stops. Students using the 510 should ask the driver to drop them off for FHS as the bus stops are not in use.

23/02/19

Students and staff on the ski trip are due back between 2 and 3pm. Students will be asked to contact their parents/carers nearer the time in regards to collection from school. Please be aware that there are road works outside FHS with a three way traffic light system.

22/02/19

Everyone is safely on the bus and the return journey has started home! What a great ski trip. Can’t wait to hear the students tell their parents/carers all the stories!!

22/02/19

Lots of 100% attendance certificates ready to hand out next week! https://t.co/U0JoDTH3SM

19/02/19

A language barrier did not stop teenagers from developing friendships with Danish visitors. A group of eight Danish students from Sondervang Skolen, in Hammel, paired up with peers from Forest Hall School to experience life in England. Full story - https://t.co/XIQCf4D2ee

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Reading

Research has shown that reading for pleasure makes a big difference to children’s educational performance. Children who read for enjoyment every day not only perform better in reading test than those who don’t, 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.

 

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. Below is a suggested reading list for your child over the summer holidays.

 

 

Year 6 Summer Reading List

 

Try and read five of these books over the holidays.

 

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 reading ages test - click here


 

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