Author: Librarian

This week in the library we have run Christmas Wand Making Workshops for year 7 and 8 students. To be invited to the event year 7 students had to score 100% in three Accelerated Reader Quizzes and year 8 students had to complete excellent work in...

  Congratulations to all our winners in the English Department's 500 word 2020 story writing competition.  The judges very much enjoyed reading all the creative entries and it was a tough choice to choose our winners!  Top prizes were £10 and £5 vouchers. You can hear...

We are running an Advent Quiz on our Library Instagram page during December this year, but for the benefit of those who don't use Instagram we'll post the quiz on our blog as well. All you have to do is work out the correct answer for...

Congratulations to our School Library Summer Reading Challenge Winners! Students completed a booklet of reading activities during the summer holiday which included reading recipes, reading with a torch, designing a new book cover and reading outside. First Prize was an Amazon Fire tablet and runners up...

The Library has been celebrating World Book Day all week. On Monday and Tuesday we ran our Escape Room "Escape from the Bunker".  All students in years 7 and 8 who had reached their accelerated reader target this term were invited to take part.  The library...

We had a fabulous Harry Potter themed Christmas party for all our Accelerated Reader target achievers in years 7 and 8. Our Student librarians helped us to set up the feast and we had about 80 students attend. Our first Millionaire Word reader of the year, Ryan,...

Autumn is well and truly underway in the library this term.  We have several new displays of books for you to borrow: Charming, Cosy, Adventurous and Amusing tales for Autumn evening Who knew we had so many orange books in the library! There is a fabulous mix...

Our Accelerated Reader Target Achievers this term were rewarded with The Greatest Showman themed party yesterday to celebrate their success. They watched the film, ate hot dogs and freshly cooked popcorn, along with lots of treats. There were also magic tricks and a selection of...

We had the huge pleasure of taking a group of our year 7 and 8 students to Waterstones book store last week to give presentations on four of the  books that had been nominated for this year's prestigious Carnegie Award.  Our students had met with a...