11 May 2018

Year 8 Pupil's Passion for Origami Inspires Display

A year 8 pupil's passion for paper folding has inspired a calming display in the school library.  "I was teaching my friend how to make origami boats, when I thought it was make an awesome display for the library," said Sarah. "My dad loves sailing...

27 April 2018

Pupil Librarian Conjures Up Popular Book Swap Idea

Our school book swap is already proving very popular, with lots of pupils bringing in books they have enjoyed in exchange for book swap tokens. On Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd May pupils will be able to swap their tokens for one of the books brought in by other pupils. One of our...

17 April 2018

Book Fair Funds New Titles for School

The Scholastic Book Fair proved very popular over World Book Week. It was great news for the school library as a good percentage of the money raised actually comes back to the library, to be spent on new stock. The first batch of new books have arrived and Mrs Dearden, School...

11 April 2018

Spring into a Good Book

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...

14 March 2018

We Are Reading

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...

6 March 2018

World Book Day

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...

8 February 2018

Pupil Librarian Goes For Gold

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....

1 February 2018

Mrs Knight's Books Gifted for 'Jolabokaflod'

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...

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...

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...

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

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,...