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Reading Milestones

Reading is very important at St Mary's and St Benedict's Roman Catholic Primary School. It helps to:

  • Stimulate imaginations
  • Helps build vocabulary
  • Helps to develop language skills
  • Helps to develop comprehension skills
  • Encourages a love for reading


The children not only have the opportunity to choose a book to keep and enjoy when they reach '150 Reads' but they will also receive a bronze certificate when they reach '50 reads', a silver certificate when they reach '100 reads' and a gold certificate when they reach '150 reads'. 

Bronze Reading Award - 50 Reads

Silver Certificate - 100 Reads

Gold Certificate - 150 Reads