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31 January 2018

Miss Walsh's Books Gifted for 'Jolabokaflod'

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...

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26 January 2018

Happy New Read!

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...

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15 January 2018

BBC Young Writers' Award 2018, Fulwood Library has reopened & other news

This year has got off to a busy start in the library, it is wonderful to see so many children keen to get on with their home learning and read quietly. We have some exciting events planned for this term. We have started promoting the

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14 December 2017

What is ‘Jolabokaflod’?!

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,...

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20 November 2017

Author Alice Broadway's Advice for Young Aspiring Writers

Last week we were delighted to welcome author Alice Broadway into school. Alice took a series of workshops with our Year 8 children, helping them to create memorable characters,

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25 October 2017

Batty about Books

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...

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20 October 2017

New Shelves, More Books and Lots to Celebrate!

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...

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28 September 2017

National Poetry Day

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.

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13 September 2017

Roald Dahl Day

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....

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30 June 2017

Meet Our Librarian

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...

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