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"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”

Dr. Seuss


Brenda the Vendor is our fully stocked book vending machine that students can win tokens for when going above and beyond in all things reading.

Reading in the Community:

Some of our lovely students will read to the residents of the local care home.

Tiered Intervention  

- BTHCC Reads across the Curriculum

- Literacy Provision

- SEND Provision

Recommended Reads:

Staff wear their ‘recommended reads’ on lanyards to facilitate discussion surrounding their favourite texts

Together for Good: BTHCC Reads

Students read an exciting extract each week and discuss plot and predictions to inspire a love of reading.

World Book Day:

Each year staff will dress up as their favourite book characters and participate in ‘classroom storms’, where they will read an extract from their favourite book.