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Star Reader

All year 7 and 8 students participate in the Accelerated reader programme. This involves them reading a book of their choice and quizzing it on the computer. This gives them a score and also tells them how many words they have read. Amazingly we have a student in year 7 who has achieved a million words read this early in the school term.

Willow has read over 1, 200, 000 words since September. To celebrate this achievement Willow has been awarded an Amazon Kindle Fire and certificate.

The books she has read are; Nightmares, Harry Potter Chamber of Secrets, Deathly Hallows, Order of the Phoenix, Cursed Child; Girl Online the series of 3 books; The Isle of the Lost, Terminal, Exposure, Code, Seizure, Virals, 13 Chairs and Private Peaceful.

Congratulations Willow you deserve the reward for your dedication and hard work in reading outside of school.

Poltair School Star Reader

Home Learning Wonder Wall

Well done to all the excellent work students are producing please see some examples of the work completed each day during distance learning.

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Moments in Time 2020

A reflection on the ideas, thoughts, feelings, surroundings and effects of the Corona school closures on Poltair pupils.

The Poltair Art Department have started a Poltair Pinterest page.

Students are emailing work they have completed at home to their teachers, the work is then showcased on the page.

Some fantastic work on there already:

Moments in Time 2020 - Pinterest



Free Software For Children

Following our upgrade to Office 365 we can now offer all students free licenses to use the latest version of Microsoft Office at home, this includes Microsoft Office on a Mac, and also Microsoft Office on Android or iOS.

Office 365 At Poltair

Click the link above to download your copy now!