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...

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...

Celebration of stories 2018

As part of National Storytelling Week teachers visited the library at lunchtime to share extracts from their favourite story or a short story. The event took place in the silent study room in the library so a perfect setting for listening to the wonderful stories that...

Christmas Poetry Open Mike Event

The library held for the first time an open mike Christmas poetry event. Over forty students took part reading poems from our Christmas poem selection and reading their own poem. The students taking part received a special Christmas treat. “It was great to listen to...

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...

Year 7 (2016-2017) Accelerated Reading News

It has been a fantastic year of reading and Year 7 have read 3,341 books so far with 130,956,128 words read. The competition for the form winner has been close this year and the final results will not be known until the last week of term. The forms competing for this...

Student Readers Celebrated

This month we celebrated more fabulous readers during an assembly. Readers were awarded with certificates, a badge and book. So far this year we have 26 Millionaire Readers and 19 Classic Readers (21 books read). Well done everyone! Students are recommended to read...

The Carnegie Group Now Running

The Carnegie Group is now running on a Thursday lunch and is aimed at years 9 and above. Students can join after Easter. Shadowing this national award, which is in its 80th year, provides an opportunity to read something different and as the award is linked to Amnesty...