Big Book Quiz 2019

Congratulations to the Year 7 team taking part in the final of the Big Book Quiz at Wigan Youth Zone on Thursday 27 June. The team came fourth out of ten on the night with over fifty teams taking part in the school competition. Our Canon Slade Hallows scored 33 and...

Book Awards 2019

Our annual trip to Bolton Children’s Fiction Award was the best ever and fourteen enthusiastic readers from year 7-9 took part. Many students shadowed the Book Award by reading and discussing the six books on this year’s shortlist. We were thrilled that the winner of...

Big Book Quiz Winners

Congratulations to a group of year 7 keen book readers that have won the first round in the local Big Book Quiz. The team scored 32/40 and were commended on the high score. Students were required to read and be prepared to answer questions on the four books selected...

World Book Day, Cakes and Book Aid International Update

This year we had seventeen entries in our annual cake bake off. The cakes were judged by Mrs Teasdale, Food Technology and Mrs Wilcock, Catering Manager.”The students had the theme of a book character or book title and the standard of design was...

National Storytelling Week 2019

This year we celebrated National Storytelling Week by inviting teachers from the different departments to visit the library at lunch time to share extracts from their favourite books with students. Over the week forty seven students participated in one or more of the...

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 stories about...

Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support 2018

Students and staff have had a successful baking time and raised a grand total of £951.90 for the charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Students had the theme of Professor Stephen Hawking and created many interesting designs on cakes and biscuits. Student cakes were judged...

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 July where...