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Bishop's Castle Primary School understands the importance of reading in the process of developing pupils into independent learners. Reading is central to our ability to understand, interpret and communicate with one another: pupils who read on a regular basis, in school and at home, have a higher chance of fulfilling their potential.


It is essential that, by the end of their primary education, all pupils are able to read fluently, and with confidence. We aim to instil a passion for reading in pupils, which they will carry on into subsequent education and their later life.

Bishop's Castle Primary School Virtual Library

Have you seen our Virtual Library? Click on the link below to have a look! All of the books on the shelves have been chosen to support our school’s curriculum drivers: 'Confident Communicator', 'Healthy Body, Healthy Mind', 'Growth Mindset' and 'Widening Horizons'. Click on each of the books to read an extract from the book or to hear a video of the book being read.


Reading this month


Click here for a list of recommended books, newly released this month.



In this heat, we’re all dreaming of lying on a beach or by the pool! Our latest library display is full of books that can be enjoyed during those lazy summer days in the sunshine!