Emma Carroll Author Event

Author Emma Carroll will be visiting Year 6 virtually on Thursday 30th November. Emma is the author of many books but the one she will be talking about is Letters from the Lighthouse which is the current Year 6 novel and one that is linked to their current WWII topic.

Emma will be talking about writing, and will read extracts from her book. She will also be discussing the plot with the children and answer any questions that they might have.

For more information about the author and her books please visit emmacarrollauthor.wordpress.com

Andy Seed Author Event

This afternoon factual author Andy Seed visited children in LKS2. The children absolutely loved his fun and fact filled session. Andy quizzed them on their ocean creatures knowledge before inviting the children to ask him their own questions. The moustache pencils were also a hit.

At the end of the session there was time for book signing and a few photos.

Andy Seed Book Order – Reminder

Non-Fiction author Andy Seed is visiting children in LKS2 on Tuesday 21st Novemver.

If you would like to order a book for your child please visit parentpay – deadline Thursday 9th November.

The Titles available are:

Interview with a Tiger, Interview with a Shark & Interview with a Panda all books are priced at £9 (rrp £9.99).

Leeds Book Awards Presentation Evening

On Thursday evening (26th October) fifteen children from KS2 who had been participating in the Leeds Book Awards attended the Presentation Evening. They ‘Dressed to Impress’ wearing glitter and sequins, suits with bow ties and jackets.

There were photo booth opportunities complete with hats, masks and feather boas which the children loved and books to buy.

Excitement filled the air as the children eagerly waited for the names of the winning authors to be announced. Followed by even more excitement as the children were able to meet the authors and have their newly purchased books signed or their Leeds Book Awards programmes.

They loved every minute of it and were sad when the evening came to an end.

Andy Seed – Author Event

On Tuesday 21st November Non-Fiction author Andy Seed will be visiting LKS2.

Have you ever interviewed a shark? How about a Tiger, a Panda or even a kangaroo? What about any other animals?

Andy will be leading an assembly on exactly how he managed to do this – about writing and his books.

To pre-order books please visit parent pay where three titles (Interview with a Tiger, Interview with a Shark and Interview with a Panda) will be available priced at £9 each (rrp £9.99). Deadline for orders Thursday 9th November.

Poems & Poetry Trail

This week during library sessions children have been listening, reading and sharing poems. Older children in KS2 also took part in the Poetry Trail that Miss Whiteley made. The feedback of which has been very positive with many children stating that they really enjoyed the different types of poems and activities.

LBA – Dramatastic

This week the group have been getting creative. In tow groups they have been writing their own scripts, thinking about stage directions and props.

The scripts they are writing are loosely based on one of the books ‘Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Being Good and their own Gods and characters that they created in their stories earlier in the term.