For additional information regarding numeracy at Painsley please click here to view or download a copy of the numeracy booklet.

For additional information regarding literacy at Painsley please click here to view or download a copy of the literacy booklet.

At Painsley, literacy skills are embedded into all subjects. In order to access the literacy marking codes, used by teachers in all subjects.

Painsley’s new library space offers pupils the opportunity to explore a wide range of fiction and non-fiction texts in order to allow them to develop a permanent love of reading. Pupils are supported in choosing texts that are suitable, engaging and challenging and the library stocks the ‘100 essential reads’ as voted by the Times Educational Supplement. Furthermore, new and challenging literary non-fiction, such as travel writing and autobiographies, can be found in the library.

Year 8 pupils have the opportunity to become ‘Literacy Ambassadors’ and assist in the running and the development of the library space. Furthermore, the frequent and enthusiastic readers in each year group are celebrated and rewarded in half-termly rewards assemblies.

For more information on the library, including an electronic version of the library catalogue, click here