by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 11 December 2019

School Library Delighted to Receive a Delivery of Forty Free Books from the Book Trust.

Our school library was delighted to receive a delivery of forty free books from the Book Trust yesterday. The Book Trust is the UK’s largest reading charity that reaches children across the UK, via children’s centres, schools, libraries and health professionals, with books...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 10 December 2019

Our school library is celebrating the wonderful Icelandic tradition of 'Jolabokaflod'.

Once again we are celebrating the wonderful Icelandic tradition of 'Jolabokaflod' in the school library. Every year, people in Iceland buy a new book for someone and wrap it up with some chocolate. Rather than on Christmas Day, the book and chocolate are given on...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 22 November 2019

School Library Christmas Writing Competition

An annual Christmas writing competition has been launched by our school library.  "I decided to start running the competition annually as it is very popular. It encourages our pupils to be a part of the library and also...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 5 November 2019

New books are a big hit in our school library.

A selection of new books has arrived in our school library. The books, a blend of children's teenage and young adult titles, have been requested by our pupils.  "'The Land of Stories' is a fantasy series written by American singer and actor Chris...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 3 October 2019

Record number of pupils apply for roles in the school library.

A record number of applicants have applied for the available pupil librarian posts. Mrs Dearden, School Librarian, has received thirty-two applications with seven pupils being recruited following an interview process. “The standard of all of the applications is very...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 25 September 2019

Friendship formed in our school library inspires Key Stage 3 girls' book club.

Two pupils in year 7 have decided to start a book club for girls in key stage 3. Ria and Hannah attended different primary schools and met in our school library.  "We both enjoy reading books," said Hannah. "Then we had an idea one day, 'why don't we...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 12 July 2019

Pupil Librarian Goes For Gold

One of our hardworking Pupil Librarians has created a fantastic new display in the library. Millie, in year 9, has been a Pupil Librarian since she first started at Archbishop Temple School in year 7. “I’ve always loved to read and enjoyed going to the public...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 3 July 2019

'Kindle Corner' Opens in the School Library

Monday 1st July 2019, saw the launch of 'Kindle Corner' in the school library. The facility was suggested by Will, a pupil librarian in year 8. He and other pupils wanted a comfortable, quiet space in the library to read and to be able to choose from the wide array of suitable titles...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 11 June 2019

Scholastic Book Fair funds new books for the school library

The first batch of books bought with profits from the Scholastic Book Fair, held earlier this year have arrived in the library.  Before ordering new stock Mrs Dearden, School Librarian,...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 22 May 2019

Summer Reading

The summer display this year is about adventures outside. It includes brand new stock, and a Costa Children's Book Winner. I hope it will encourage our pupils to read in the great outdoors over the summer. We will be promoting "Get Caught Reading" week after half term,...

by /blog/author/lbrown/page:7 on 2 May 2019

Easter Book Fair helps fund new books for the school library

Many thanks to all pupils and staff who came along to our Easter Book Fair. We are delighted to announce that we made over £300 in sales, which means the library will have around £75 to spend on books with Scholastic. A big thank you to everyone who bought a book,...