Library Corner

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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

Mary Poppins

06 Dec 2019

It is all about Mary Poppins this week and to celebrate our annual school production this week we read extracts from PL Travers. We gathered books about umbrellas, parrots, nannies and all things magical and read aloud the following stories…

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Back to school!!

06 Dec 2019

The topic this week is lots of attention devoted to Library Skills introducing stories & fiction about going to school. Plenty more school inspired stories for you to find in the Library...

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Happy birthday Roald Dahl!!

06 Dec 2019

2nd week back to the Library. This week we enjoyed fabulous lessons celebrating the world's number one storyteller Roald Dahl with a selection of extracts from The Roald Dahl Treasury. From Matilda to Fantastic Mr Fox, The BFG to James and the Giant Peach, the children never tire of these stories.

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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