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...

Review Big Book Quiz 2018

A fabulous Big Book Quiz was held at Canon Slade School on Thursday 22nd March. Five schools attended and St. James High School won the competition with Rivington and Blackrod and St. Joseph’s in second and third place. These teams will go through to the next part of...

Big Book Quiz 2018

Canon Slade will be hosting a round of the Big Book Quiz in the school hall on Thursday 22nd March, 6.30pm-7.30pm. Fourteen teams, consisting of four or five year 7 and 8 students, will be competing in the competition. The schools involved will include our own two...

At Canon Slade we promote reading and the love of books every day. It was wonderful that on World Book Day the whole school celebrated in style. This year we had over forty members of staff dressing up as a book character and over one hundred staff wore book character...