Library Corner


Welcome to the school library. Where Mrs Pereira post regular updates on Enjoy ‘reading for pleasure’, library skills, weekly updates about class visits, stories, books and library news.

Topic of the week

Library News: Stories Celebrating Difference

22 Mar 2021

This week, we celebrated ‘Odd Socks Day’ at St Stephens. For this reason we are reading books and stories that celebrate difference...

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St Patrick’s Day- celebrating Irish authors and stories

15 Mar 2021

IRELAND & IRISH WRITERS I am proud to share a little piece of Ireland with St Stephens today – stories from Ireland...

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Welcome back to the Library……this week we are celebrating ‘Mighty Girls’!

08 Mar 2021

First day back and our school Library has flung it’s doors open with International Women’s Day in mind. International Women’s Day is...

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Competitions & Themed Booklists

June 2020

500 Words Black Lives Matter

A special edition of the 500 Words competition for children, focusing on themes related to the Black Lives Matter movement, was announced on The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio UK this week.

Former children’s laureate Malorie Blackman is on the judging panel for the competition. She has written more than 60 books for children and teenagers and is best-known for her critically-acclaimed young adult book series ‘Noughts & Crosses’, which addresses racial injustice.

Also on the judging panel are authors Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Charlie Higson and Francesca Simon.

The competition opens at the start of The Chris Evans Breakfast Show on Virgin Radio UK on Monday 29 June at 6.30am. Entries will be accepted until 11.59pm on Friday 3 July. Visit 500 Words to find out more