Each year some of our Year 8 Students, who are passionate about English, are chosen to be English Leaders at Highfield.

Their responsibilities include being enthusiastic about reading; representing the school appropriately at all times; and supporting others with their reading. Their role involves promote reading for pleasure; organising whole school reading events; acting as ambassadors for the school; and recording and documenting English events.

The English Leaders have been involved in hosting visiting authors and promoting and organising our World Book Day activities. They carried out a survey of how reading for pleasure is promoted across the school and supported teachers in creating new β€˜Reading Zones’ in all of our classrooms.

They are currently heavily involved in running a weekly Book Club for other students.

The English Leaders are a pupil led organisation and meet on a weekly basis. They are continually coming up with new ideas to promote reading and support learning here at Highfield. So watch this space for updates on their activity!

English Leaders

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Mr K Bell
English lead