A million words of success

Six pupils from Holy Cross Catholic High School have '¨become millionaires.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 23rd February 2017, 12:19 pm
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 12:50 pm

The students in Years Seven to Nine at the Chorley school each read more than million words in the first academic term as part of the Accelerated Reading 

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Katrina Cubbins was the first pupil to read a million words this year and Lily Hesketh was not only the first pupil in Year Seven to become a word millionaire this year, but has nearly read two million words already.

The Holy Cross bookworms were awarded a certificate and badge in assembly and each got to choose a new book.

The Accelerated Reading scheme, run by the school, is popular with staff and pupils and is proving a boon encouraging reading for pleasure.