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About gunther.y

I am the Chartered Librarian of Nottingham High School.

The 2016 Library Christmas Quiz

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The Twelve Words of Christmas

The 12 Words of Christmas Competition 2016 Write a 12 word story/poem on a Christmas/winter theme. Prize for the best pupil entry and one for Staff. (independent adjudicator) Entries to the Library by 13th December at 1.00.    

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The Rest Of Us Just Live Here vs All of the Above.

In the past few weeks I’ve read two acclaimed YA books both published in 2015 and both by high profile YA Authors. The similarities between the two stories are striking with themes of identity, change, loyalty and Coming of Age. … Continue reading

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Arts Society Programme Autumn 2016

                         All students tickets £5.00 from the Library.  Sign up today. Sleuth Playhouse Thursday 22 Sept 7.45 The Underground Man Playhouse Tuesday 4 October 8.00 Darkness, Darkness Playhouse Tuesday 11 October 7.45 Halle Orchestra Royal Concert Hall Wednesday 12 October … Continue reading

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To Read: what we had to learn.

For those of us who find reading a slog, who find it hard to get immersed in a book and who never really understood why other people could read so much better than us, it may come as some comfort to … Continue reading

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UKYA Vlogs and Blogs and Book Tubing

In the past month via some serendipitous tweets @SeniorLibNHS   I have come across a rich vein of articles, blog posts and book tubes about childrens’ and Young Adult novels that completely open up the world of current and classic fiction for anyone over twelve (i’d … Continue reading

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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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