Spring into a Good Book

11 Apr 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

As you read last term, Archbishop Temple School has signed up to Lancashire's Year of Reading 2018. Our school library continues to develop and expand, with displays being changed all the time, so that pupils are keen to sit and relax with a book during break and lunch or select a book to take…

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We Are Reading

14 Mar 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

Following on from the success of the reading activities that took place over World Book Day, Archbishop Temple School has signed up to Lancashire's year of reading in 2018.

The whole school has made a pledge committing to:

  • Becoming a reading school
  • Seeking out every opportunity to…

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World Book Day

6 Mar 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

We have had a very busy week in the library. The Scholastic Book Fair has proved very popular, we sold over 40 books on the first day! It is great to see so many pupils and teachers using the library in a different way. The Book Fair has also given the Pupil Librarians experience of working in a…

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Pupil Librarian Goes For Gold

8 Feb 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

One of our hardworking Pupil Librarians has created this fantastic new display in the library.

Year 8 pupil Anthony has been a Pupil Librarian since he started at Archbishop Temple School at the beginning of year 7.

“I got involved as I love reading,” he said. “Since I have been a Pupil…

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Mrs Knight's Books Gifted for 'Jolabokaflod'

1 Feb 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

As we reported yesterday, earlier this month we asked our staff members whether they took part in the Icelandic tradition of 'Jolabokaflod', or Christmas Book Flood, where family members give the gift of a book to be read on Christmas Eve, along with some chocolate to be eaten whilst reading the…

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Miss Walsh's Books Gifted for 'Jolabokaflod'

31 Jan 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

Earlier this month we asked our staff members whether they took part in the Icelandic tradition of 'Jolabokaflod', or Christmas Book Flood, where family members give the gift of a book to be read on Christmas Eve, along with some chocolate to be eaten whilst reading the book. We are delighted to…

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Happy New Read!

26 Jan 2018

Category: Love Books Library Blog

We are three weeks into the new term and already have lots of exciting activities planned for the Library this year. 

Mrs Dearden, school librarian, has been busy working with the school librarians and planning World Book Day, more details to be announced next week.

A group of pupils have…

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Learning Resource Centre

What is ‘Jolabokaflod’?!

14 Dec 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

This month in the school library, we will be celebrating the lovely Icelandic tradition of ‘Jolabokaflod’. It is an Icelandic phrase meaning “The Christmas Book Flood”. Every year people in Iceland buy a new book for someone, wrap it up with some chocolate, and give them to be opened on Christmas…

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Batty about Books

25 Oct 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

A spooky, new display has gone up in the library to celebrate the creepiest of seasons. The 'Batty about Books' display featured spooky eyes, flying bats and a variety of ghoulish children's and young adult books, especially selected by our pupil librarians.

"Some of our pupil librarians are…

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