Creativity

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...

The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK's oldest and most prestigious children's book awards, recognising outstanding writing and illustration in books for children and young people. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is awarded every year by children's librarians for an outstanding book written in...

We celebrated World Book Day on Thursday 7th March and this year’s theme, due to popular demand, was Harry Potter. The library was magically transformed into Hogwarts to celebrate year 7 and 8 students who have achieved their Accelerated Reader target and some students for being...

We've created a new interactive chalkboard display in the library.  As we're hosting lots of Harry Potter themed activities this term we thought we'd start our displays with a daily "Would You Rather" question.  So far we've had "Would you rather take a Potions class...

                    This year World Book Day will be held  on Thursday 7th March.  To celebrate World Book Day the School Library will be holding a week of events and competitions.  The biggest of these will be our Grand...

Christmas has arrived in the library! We've worked hard to make a Harry Potter themed Christmas tree, complete with miniature scarves, wands, broomsticks and Harry Potter themed hand painted baubles.  It even includes a sorting hat on the top.  If you haven't popped down to...

We're very excited in the library about our Accelerated Reader Target achiever party next week! The invitations went out this morning in registers - I hope you liked our ice lolly invites? All students who have reached their reading target have been invited. Didn't get an invite...

We have been very lucky this year to have year 11 art student Rosie working with us to produce a colourful giant 3D alphabet for the library.  The giant, painted cardboard letters have been made by Mrs Dennis and each uniquely painted by Rosie.  My...