Schools told: don't make pupils read same books year after year

Julie Henry, Education Correspondent for The Telegraph Reports Secondary schools are to be given new Government guidelines to improve children's reading in response to evidence that pupils are reading the same books in different years.

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority has expressed concern that the range of texts taught in schools is too narrow. The same novels are now being taught to pupils as they progress through schools, according to the watchdog.

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