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WORLD BOOK DAY
Last year we celebrated World Book Day on Friday 3rd March and Mr Stinchcomb, our newly appointed English Co-ordinator already is making plans for the next one on Thursday 1st March 2018!
The children came into school dressed as a character from their favourite book. They all looked fantastic and had clearly put in a lot of effort to create their costumes. A huge well done to them all! Thank you to all the parents who also helped create them. Prizes were given for originality – Congratulations to all the winners!
We had a wonderful Assembly led by Mrs Walker, our previous English Co-ordinator which was very entertaining! She clearly conveyed the message of how important reading is in our lives and the pleasure and knowledge we can gain from books.
During the day, all classes took part in a variety of reading and writing activities such as writing as authors, DEAR (Drop Everything And Read), designing a book cover for their favourite book and writing the blurb and reading for pleasure.
All the children were given a £1 token to redeem when buying a book. Both the children and staff thoroughly enjoyed the day!
Also ……. A huge thank you to our School Cook, at the time, Mrs Wilkes and to all the kitchen staff for their fantastic work in producing a special “World Book Day” menu at dinner time. It really was quite impressive and the children were very excited to tuck into the food, especially the desserts – “James and the Giant Peach”, and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!”
Thank you to everyone for making this such a pleasurable day!