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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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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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70th Anniversary of VE Day

Friday 8 May 2015 was the anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day), marking 70 years since the end of the Second World War in Europe. Our records show that this school lost over 90 past pupils between 1939 and 1945 out … Continue reading

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Nottingham High School and Djanogly City Academy Joint Poetry Slam

In the wise words of Percy Bysshe Shelley ‘Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.’ and that was certainly the case on the afternoon of Wednesday 11th March 2015. Organised my Mr MJ Neale (Teacher of English, Nottingham High … Continue reading

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Wimpy Kid comes to Lowdham Book Festival

The best literary event in Nottingham runs from 18th June to 29th June 2013.  This is the 14th Year and it gets better every year.  Run by independent bookseller The Lowdham Bookcase, there are events for adults and kids; Poetry, Crime, Music and … Continue reading

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Time Capsule

Several months ago Paul the Gardener suggested that, should we plant a tree to mark the 500th Anniversary, we might think about planting a time capsule with it.  We have been on this site for almost 150 years of our 500 year history. There … Continue reading

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The Twelve Words of Christmas Competition

Enter our  quick competition before the end of term and win prizes to start the holiday on a high! Submit entries in the form of a 12 word story on a Christmas/winter theme. There will be a mystery prize for the best … Continue reading

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Balls, Boots and Players.

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Eoin Colfer comes to Nottingham

An Evening with Eoin Colfer, author of the Artemis Fowl. Thursday, 12 July 2012, 6:30PM Broadway Cinema 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham NG1 3AL Tickets are £5 / £3 with Loyalty Card, available from the Broadway Cinema website – http://www.broadway.org.uk/or by … Continue reading

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