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Reading for Pleasure

As you may already be aware, there is a large body of research that indicates that there are many benefits that arise from reading for pleasure by secondary school-age children. These benefits not only include improved academic attainment but also increased empathy, improved relationships with others, and improved wellbeing. For further information about this you may wish to read this article from The Reading Agency website. Please encourage your child to embrace the notion of reading for pleasure!