Reading Partnership fosters a habit with fiction


Bangor Academy Reading Partnership tutors 2012 Sixth Formers from Bangor Academy and Sixth Form College have recently completed training in order to become Reading Partnership tutors.

This 10 week programme involves working with Year 8 Academy pupils as well as some Ballyholme and Bangor Central primary pupils. The aim of the programme is to encourage pupils to develop their reading skills and give sixth formers the opportunity to gain experience working with younger pupils. The programme has been up and running for a number of years now and has been a resounding success, resulting in the school being awarded two National Training Awards.