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About gunther.y

I am the Chartered Librarian of Nottingham High School.

Revision: That Time of Year

Early summer term and it seems like a good time to look at what will help you revise because almost certainly you’ll be spending longer in the school library than usual and it would be good to make that time … Continue reading

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¡Hola! World Book Day

Thursday March 3rd is World Book Day for the UK. Nottingham author Kim Slater is visiting us for a round of Year 7 Writing Workshops with her first novel, Smart, receiving multiple book award nominations and four prizes to date. … Continue reading

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Immerse yourself in Culture…

Event Performance date Pay by ArtSoc price Philharmonia Concert Mozart, Mahler Feb 5 Fri 29 Jan £5 Jane Eyre Theatre Royal Feb 9 Tues 2 Feb £10 Any Means Necessary, Nottingham Playhouse Feb 11 Thurs 4 Feb £5 Rambert Dance. … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day December 10th

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, was written 25 years ago by UNICEF, the part of the UN dedicated to children, and was ratified by 193 States of the UN. The Convention changed the way children … Continue reading

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Gunpowder, Treason and Plot

Remember, Remember, Father Henry Garnet, O.N. by Guest Blogger William Ruff It is at this time of the year in particular that we remember a man who is perhaps the High School’s most historically important former pupil. When Henry Garnet … Continue reading

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Seven Stories is 10 Years Old

No, that is not a grammatical error. Seven Stories is the home for British children’s literature, the National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle. Housed in what used to be a Victorian mill with beautiful views of the Ouseburn River, … Continue reading

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Man Booker Short List Pop-Up Bk Gp.

There is a very interesting Short List this year for the 2015 Man Booker Prize. The prize is worth £50,000 to the winner of the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK.  The authors are from Nigeria, … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Reading Log and Summer Challenge Results

This summer over a third of our incoming Year Sevens kept a log of their summer reading and were entered for a prize draw at the beginning of term.  Daniel Wattis was the luck winner of the Veronica Roth box set and … Continue reading

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Nottingham High School E-Book Library

This Summer download an e-book to your device from Nottingham High School E-Library at www.vlebooks.com. Extension reading in English Lit and Language, Science/Medicine and Economics available 24/7 for current and prospective Sixth Form.  Also, fiction and a wide range of subject … Continue reading

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To Kill a Mockingbird Re-visit.

Please join us for our To Kill a Mockingbird Re-read or Read At Last Book Group this Summer. To celebrate the exciting news that Harper Lee’s long lost sequel will be published on July 14th, we’d like to invite you … Continue reading

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