Now celebrating its 16th year, ‘World Book Day’ on Thursday March 7th will be the biggest celebration of children’s books and reading in the UK and Ireland this year. Eight free books were produced in a partnership between publishers, booksellers, authors etc, working together to promote the enjoyment of books and reading to young people everywhere. To mark the occasion we will be giving away a free book token to every student so they can buy a book to read on ‘World Book Day’.
Author Katherine Roberts is coming on 4th March to talk to year 7 students about her books. You can spend your voucher as £1.00 off one of her new books and get it signed!
The Library will also be running 2 competitions. WHY NOT HAVE A GO! Prizes for the winners!
Can YOU guess the 9 book titles? There are 9 quotes to help you.
Only available on-line, just fill out the form and click enter at the bottom of the page! A prize will be awarded to the winner in each category. Categories are - yrs7/8, yrs 9-11 and yrs 12/13/Staff
Closing date for entries: end of school on Thursday 7th March.
Daily Conundrums. There will be a daily conundrum on Thursday 28th February, Friday 1st March, Mon 4th, Tues 5th , Wed 6th and Thursday 7th
Only available in the Library – just pick up a slip from the counter.
Entries for each conundrum must be handed in by end of that school day!
Coming soon – World Book Day Book Fair 28th Feb - 7th March, buy a book to read on World Book Day, and use your World Book Day Voucher as £1.00 off the cost.
“Twinkle, twinkle little star, how I wonder what you are”
From our earliest days we’ve looked up at the stars and wondered! We’ve seen stories in the constellations and dreamed of interstellar travel.
So it’s no wonder that 'stars' is the theme for 2012’s National Poetry Day and we’ll be celebrating on Thursday October 4th.
Why not write a short poem or compose a few lines to show what comes to mind when you think of the stars and send them to the Library for display there?
Thursday 13th September is ‘Roald Dahl Day’.
To celebrate the Library and English Dept have got together and arranged some activities. There will be:
Good luck and have a scrumdiddlyumptious week!