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Thank you everyone who kept a Year 6-7 Summer Reading Log this past summer and also the Year 8s and 9s who rose to the Summer Reading Challenge. As promised, a draw was made for both projects on Friday lunchtime … Continue reading
Welcome Back. Six Weeks, Six Books? DON’T FORGET to bring your completed Summer Challenge booklets to the Librarians to be entered in the Prize Draw. Closing date Monday 8th Sept. (Even if you haven’t read all 6…)
August 4th is the 100th anniversary of the start of what we know as the First World War. Over the next four years you will come across many cultural events that commemorate that war. As the school archivist I know … Continue reading
Where The Wild Things Are was written 51 years ago in 1963 and the changes it made to children’s publishing and what was considered suitable for children to read were enormous. Now it has sold over 20 million copies and many … Continue reading
Year 6 and 7 had a very absorbing talk from Jeff Norton yesterday to coincide with WBD. Promoting the fourth and final book in his MetaWars series, Jeff introduced (most of us) to the terms and concepts of Digital Legacy, Meta-trends, Meta-Spheres and Tech … Continue reading
To commemorate the Centenary of the start of World War One this year, we have created an online Archives exhibition to which we will be adding over the next four years. Visit our Book of Remembrance now.
Writing Workshop for Year 8. Bali Rai, award winning author of teen fiction, spent the day with Year 8 yesterday ( Thursday 16th January). Commencing with a talk about writing, the importance of recreational reading and the background to his … Continue reading
When I have a bit of time to spare I have a quick whizz around some of my favourite Book and Library Blogs for inspiration from like-minded people around the world. The Edge, a particularly good blog I often return to, is actually … Continue reading