Mr Peek’s Poetry
On Tuesday 18th September, Poet, Tony Peek will be visiting children in Year 2. Tony will be sharing some poetry with the children and will be helping them to write their own.
Tony will be selling two books, priced at £5 for one or £7.50 for both books.
Look out for the letter in your book bag!
Up for a challenge over the summer holidays?
Why not take part in the Summer Reading Challenge?
All you have to do is read 6 books (or more), collect stickers and more. If you complete the challenge you will also receive a certificate.
The best thing is that to take part in the Summer Reading Challenge it is FREE.
Sign up at your local public library.
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Please click on the link below for information about the Reading Breakfast for KS1 children and their families.
Reading Breakfast Poster KS1
In this morning’s assembly Miss Whiteley announced the winner of the Where’s Wally Scavenger Hunt.
Nobody found all the Wallys (there were 17 in total) but four children found 16 of them so their names were put into a ‘hat’ and the winner was………
Gurleen in Y6SK!
Congratulations to Gurleen who won a Where’s Wally tin containing 3 Where’s Wally books.
Come and look at the photos from World Book Day in the Library.
Can you spot yourself dressed up as Wally (or Wenda)?
Today school celebrated World Book Day and both children and staff were invited to come dressed as Wally or Wenda.
Wally themed activities were enjoyed, stories read and even debates were held as to whether we should change our school uniform to Whre’s Wally!
More photos are on display in the library – come and take a look!
Don’t forget it is World Book Day on Thursday (1st March) and remember to come to school dressed as Wally or Wenda.
We have author Jane Elson visiting Years 5 and 6 and lots of Wally themed activities taking place.
If you haven’t pre-ordered your Jane Elson books don’t worry you can still bring money in on the day. Books are priced at £6 each.
Author, Daniel Ingram-Brown visited children in Years 4,5, and 6 this afternoon.
Dan ran a session all about his books and about writing, talked about developing characters and the children had the opportunity to create their own monsters.
On Thursday 1st March we will be celebrating World Book Day.
This year’s theme is Where’s Wally and we are inviting children to come into school dressed up as Wally or Wenda (no other characters from other books please).
The day will be filled with lots of Where’s Wally activities and we also have an author, Jane Elson visiting children in years 5 and 6.
Children will also each receive a £1 World Book Day voucher which they can use to buy one of the special World Book Day Books.
The vouchers can be redeemed at Waterstones, The Little Bookshop (Chapel Allerton).
See http://www.worldbookday.com/ for more information.
This year the School Library Service who organise the Leeds Book Awards are piloting a new age group category.
Children aged 7-9 years will be able to read 6 short listed books (chosen by SLS staff) and will be able to vote for their favourite.
If it is a success then this category will be ‘rolled out’ next year and will include an awards ceremony.
Five children will be invited to take part, to read the books, write book reviews, give feedback on the awards and to vote.
The six shortlisted books are:
For more information about the awards click on the link below: