25 February 2021

Masked Reader for World Book Day 2021

You've all heard of 'The Masked Singer', the surreal and surprising singing show that asks: "Who is behind the mask?"  Well now, just for the community of Archbishop Temple School, we have 'The Masked Reader'!  In readiness for...

22 February 2021

Word of the week - Contrition

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family.  This week the word is...

5 February 2021

Word of the week - Superficial

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family.  This week the word is...

26 January 2021

Supporting Your Child's Reading at Home

For further information, with details of places to access free reading materials and free ebooks from authors such as JK Rowling and Anthony Horowitz, please see the document...

26 January 2021

Word of the Week - Abundance

Each week Mrs Baybutt, Lead Practitioner in Literacy and Vocabulary, presents a 'Word of the Week', explaining what the word means, where it came from, how the word could be used in a sentence, synonyms for the word and the word family.  This week the word is...

3 December 2020

Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2021

Year 9 are taking part in the Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2021. This award is run by Lancashire County Council library service. We have received 26 books and each of these books will need to be read by at least 2 pupils. We will review these books and vote for our...

10 March 2020

Pupil Librarian Works Towards Platinum Award

Following on from the success of World Book Day, one of our hard working pupil librarians has moved onto her next challenge – organising the school book fair. Diya, in year 10, has been a pupil librarian for over three years. In that time she has achieved her Bronze, Silver and Gold...

7 February 2020

School Library Celebrates Sixth Annual Harry Potter Book Night

Our school library celebrated the sixth annual Harry Potter Book Night, on Thursday 6th February 2020, with a special Harry Potter party. Mrs Dearden, school Librarian, and our pupil librarians magically decorated the library with charms and spells from JK Rowling’s...

4 February 2020

Christmas Writing Competition Winner Announced

Congratulations to Bethany for winning the Christmas Writing Competition. The competition, set by our school library, proved very popular with pupils. The year 7 pupil librarian’s winning entry told the story of a boy who didn’t believe in Santa....

24 January 2020

Harry Potter Fan Donates Special 20th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets to our School Library

An avid Harry Potter fan has very kindly donated a special 20th Anniversary Edition of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets to the school library. Ethan, in year 8, donated a Hufflepuff edition of JK Rowling’s second book in the popular Harry Potter...

24 January 2020

ATS Book Club Visit Waterstones

On Thursday 19th December 2019, we took a trip to Waterstones in Preston city centre with four members of our Archbishop Temple School Book Club to buy some new stock for the library. The task proved harder than anticipated, as the selection of books was so vast! The boys went in...

8 January 2020

School Library Delighted with Kind Book Donations

Mrs Dearden, our school Librarian, was delighted to discover a number of kind book donations on her desk following the Christmas break. Ms. Ryder, Head of Business Studies, had donated a full set of sixteen stories written by children's author Michael Morpurgo. The set of classic stories...