22 November 2018

Thank-you to everyone who donated to 'The Big Read'.

  Thank-you to everyone who took part in ‘The Big Read’. The sponsored read was organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to read whilst raising money for the library at the same time! 'The Big Read'...

7 November 2018

School Library's Armistice Display Commemorates the end of the First World War

A special display dedicated to Armistice 1918 has gone up in the school library, commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. The display features books focussing on the First World War and a selection of the First World War recruitment posters.  Two...

5 November 2018

Still Time to Donate to 'The Big Read'

Thank-you to everyone who has taken part in ‘The Big Read’. The sponsored read was organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to read whilst raising money for the library at the same time! “We are delighted at the...

27 September 2018

The Big Read 2018

October sees the launch of a special school fundraiser. 'The Big Read 2018' has been organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to raise money by reading. Monies raised by the sponsored read will go to charity and the...

7 June 2018

A Week of Treats Encourage Pupils to 'Get Caught Reading'

This week our school pupil librarians have been busy scouting the canteen, yard and library to catch pupils engrossed in a book. Anyone found reading at break or lunchtime received a treat.  "Any reader engagement activity, like 'Get Caught Reading' is to encourage...

25 May 2018

Get Caught Reading Week

Following the success of the school Book Swap the library team will be holding 'Get Caught Reading Week!' after half term. The aim of the week is to reward children found reading in their spare time, they might be reading in the library, in the yard or anywhere in school during break...

23 May 2018

Book Swap Creates a Buzz in the Library

There was a buzz in the library yesterday as the Book Swap got underway. Nearly 90 books were donated by pupils for the event, in exchange for Book Swap Tokens, which they could 'cash in' at the Book Swap.  There was a wide range of titles to choose from including books...

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...

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