Reading In School and From Home

How can I access engaging books?

Book a Book

Our School Library is Delivering to Your Form

Request you book and have it delivered to your form room by our superhero librarian.

The Reading Challenge

The team at Northolt High School have been hard at work recording books that students can read along with us.

Click on the reading challenge links below to explore the books available.

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National Literacy Trust and Oak Academy Library

Our KS3 student might enjoy reading a different book each week from the National Literacy Trust and Oak Academy Library.

Every week a popular children's author or illustrator will provide you with free books, exclusive videos and their top three recommended reads.

Non Fiction Reading

You can access Issues Online here to explore non-fiction titles that may support your research and further reading in a wide range of subjects.

How can I get books on my phone or computer? - VleBooks

You all have an account set up this VleBooks where you can access thousands of books online.

We have over 300 books available for all reading ages!

Your username: Your northolthigh.org.uk email address.

Your password: Your network password the password you would normally use to logon to a school computer.

Click the button below to get started.

You can use the instructional video as support.


VleBooks instructional video

How can I listen to new books?

As students, Amazon has given you all free access to thousands of audio-books.

This is such a great tool. Miss Vardon has been listening to books during her daily exercise.

You can use the instructional video as support if you would like guidance on how to access these books.

Completing Accelerated Reader Quizzes From Home


Why is reading so important?

Reading expands our minds and vocabulary. It widens our experiences and deepens our empathy.

Watch this video to see all of the ways reading can benefit you.