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The Carnegie Group Now Running

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...

Library Book Club

Library Book Club

Our book club meets every Friday lunch and year 7-9 are most welcome to join us. Over this term we have discussed the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award, Favourite Reads, Making an Autobiography and had creative sessions making bookmarks. The voting for the Bolton...

World Book Day Celebration 2017

World Book Day Celebration 2017

Sharing the love of reading and books is something at Canon Slade library we do every day, however the focus of World Book Day does bring the whole school together to celebrate in style. This year we had more staff than ever dressing up as a book character and over...

Canon Slade Appoints New Headteacher

Canon Slade Appoints New Headteacher

The Governors are delighted to announce that a new Headteacher has been appointed for Canon Slade School. From 1 September 2017, our new Head will be Mr David Burton, who is currently Headteacher of Sir John Thursby Community College, Burnley. Under Mr Burton’s...

Library Activities – Book Week 2017

Library Activities – Book Week 2017

Dear Parent/Carer I am writing to inform you of the exciting activities that have been organised to take place during March to promote literacy and the enjoyment of reading. Wednesday 1st March – Tuesday 7th March The library will be holding a Scholastic Book Fair and...

Author Visit – Caroline Lawrence 2017

Author Visit – Caroline Lawrence 2017

Dear Parent/Carer We are very excited to inform you that the author Caroline Lawrence will be visiting Canon Slade School on Monday 27th February period 4 in the chapel. Caroline’s visit is part of our Book Week activities and it is wonderful that year 7 have been...

Author Visit Peadar O Guilin on Monday 6th February 2017

Author Visit Peadar O Guilin on Monday 6th February 2017

A group of year 8 and 9 students had the pleasure of meeting the author Peadar O Guilin on Monday 6th February. Peadar O'Guilin is a powerful and original new voice in YA fiction but has been writing curious stories for as long as he can remember. He attended the same...

Time for a Change

Time for a Change

Time for a change…We are always trying to be creative and improve the library for our students and after Christmas we had the opportunity to make some real changes that we know will make a difference to the future use of the library and its resources. The fiction book...

The Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist Announced

The Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2017 Shortlist has finally been announced! This annual award – which puts the voting entirely in the hands of the children under the age of fifteen – has been run by Bolton School for the past four years. Previous winners Gillian...

Chris Riddell Visit November 2016

Chris Riddell Visit November 2016

Canon Slade School was thrilled to be the host for the Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell on Wednesday 16th November. The event was organised by Bolton Schools Libraries Service and the Booktrust. Other secondary and primary schools came to the event to listen to Chris...

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