Pedmore currently having a lockdown drill

As part of our standard fire drill, evacuation, lockdown and safety procedures we are currently staging a mock lockdown of the college site. This is a test and ensures that staff and students are familiar with the procedure and confident in the process. We will update this webpage as soon as the test procedure is complete.

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Key Stage 3 and 4 Reading Lists with Accelerated Levels

Pupils in Years 7, 8 and 9 participate in an Accelerated Reading programme, devised to accelerate pupils' reading skills and to foster a love of reading. Initially, pupils complete a star test, which allows teachers to work out the appropriate reading level for each pupil; fiction books in the ILC are colour coded according to their difficulty level so that pupils can select books easily. On completing a book, pupils take an online quiz which assesses their understanding and, if pupils achieve 85% or higher, they can progress to the next book level.  For more information about accelerated reading, go to http://www.renlearn.co.uk/accelerated-reader/

Please download the lists of authors, books and associated accelerated reading levels by clicking on the icons below