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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New Shelves, More Books and Lots to Celebrate!

20 Oct 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

The school library has been very busy since we returned from the summer break back in September. To start off we now have 17 shiny new bays of shelving, after making space in a section of the library which was originally used for computers. This means that our library is bigger and better than…

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National Poetry Day

28 Sep 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

Today is National Poetry Day and school librarian Mrs Dearden has been encouraging pupils to take some time out with a poem at break and lunch.

There are events happening all over the country to help people enjoy, discover and share poetry. The theme for this year's National Poetry Day is…

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Roald Dahl Day

13 Sep 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

Today is Roald Dahl Day! The much loved author would have celebrated his 101st birthday today.  We've been celebrating the famous children's author and his classic books in the library with a dedicated display and pupils have been working out their Roald Dahl name. Have some fun working out…

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Meet Our Librarian

30 Jun 2017

Category: Love Books Library Blog

At the beginning of our summer term we welcomed our new Librarian, Mrs Dearden. She has bags of experience from working in public libraries and is doing a fantastic job overseeing the Learning Resource Centre. We wanted to find out more about her passion for books and literacy.

Tell us a bit…

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