Author Visits and News

We love meeting authors, poets and creative writers. Students enjoy finding out about their books and writing tips.

Andy Briggs is visited Canon Slade School on Friday 16th November. He inspired all year 7 and 8 with facts around his research for his books and encouraged everyone to see reading and writing in a fun way. His talk featured details about his books and...

Author Visit and Book Signing – Andy Briggs

Dear Parent/Carer Author Visit & Signing Event – Andy Briggs Andy Briggs is visiting Canon Slade as part of his latest book tour to give a talk to Year 8 pupils during period 4 and Year 7 period 5, on Friday 9th November in the chapel. He is an amazing...

the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2018

A highlight of the library year is to shadow the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award organised by Bolton School. This year’s shortlisted books were enjoyed, discussed and our votes were cast. A group of year 7 and 8 students attended the award ceremony on 5...

David Goucher Visit – A Review

It was wonderful to have the author David Goutcher visit Canon Slade School as part of our Book Week on Tuesday 27th February and despite the snow he travelled all the way from Glasgow. Drawing from his experiences, he has created ‘Spy Quest’, an award...

Author visit – David Goutcher

We are excited to announce that the author David Goutcher will be visiting Canon Slade School on Tuesday 27th February as part of our Book Week. All year 7 and 8 students will listen to David's talk in the chapel during period 2 and 3 respectively. David's...

Donovan Christopher Visit – Winning Poems 2017

This is the first time that we have celebrated National Poetry Day with a visiting poet. Donovan Christopher aka Rappaman shared his rap poetry with all KS3. His sessions were lively and well received by the students. It is always a treat to have a...

Library Events – Books Fair and Poet Event 2017

Dear Parent/Carer We are pleased to inform you that library has organised a Book Fair to come into school Monday 25th September – Friday 29th September. The book fair will be provided by the book supplier Scholastic Book Fairs with a variety of fiction titles and new...

Author Gallery

  • Alan Gibbons - 2014
  • Dave Cryer - 2014
  • Mike Garry - 2013
  • Chris Bradford - February 2015
  • Bali Rai - 2014
  • Cathy Cassidy - February 2015
  • Joseph Delaney - 2012
  • Dan Freedman - 2014

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