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Year 8 students participated in Shadowing the Carnegie Book Award

Year 8 students participated in Shadowing the Carnegie Book Award

Carnegie Book Award https://carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/ Last year we were unable to take part in the annual Carnegie Book Medal but this year a group of eleven year 8 students participated in shadowing the prestigious national book award. The CILIP Carnegie Medal is the...

World Book Day 2021

World Book Day 2021

World Book Day 2021 This year our celebrations were quieter and not the usual with our staff dress up or huge cake sale. However, the school celebrated the day of reading by the whole school listening to chapters read by staff from Anthony Horowitz’s short story ‘A...

World Book Day Bake Off 2020

World Book Day Bake Off 2020

Forty students took part in our annual book themed world book day competition and £188.50 was raised for the charity READ International. The winning cake was a beautifully decorated Harry Potter themed cake. Mrs Teasdale and Mrs Wilcock judged the competition and both...

Scholastic Book Fair in the library 2nd – 6th March

Scholastic Book Fair in the library 2nd – 6th March

A variety of fiction titles and new book titles available for students to buy There are over 200 titles with prices starting from only £2.99, There’s sure to be a book for everyone! Visit the book fair at break or lunchtimes. Book Vouchers available from:...

Big Book Quiz 2019

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

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...

Big Book Quiz Winners

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...

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