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  • New April Display - 2018

    Including Boy on the Edge, The Starman and me and Warrior Cats

    New month, new books!

    All new solo books including 'Raymie Nightingale', 'Black Cats and Butlers' and 'The Starman and Me.'

    Fantastic books that follow on from your favourite series including 'The 100: Rebellion', 'Warrior Cats Fire and Ice' and 'Elementia Chronicles: The New Order'.

    Great new non-fiction books, learn something new in 'The Complete Cookbook For Children' and 'Minecraft's: Survivors Book of Secrets'.

    And loads of brand new fiction quick reads. This new selection of smalls reads are sure to grab your attention as they take you to some thrilling places!

    Where wi...

    Posted 17/04/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • Carnegie Awards: Shortlisted Books 2018

    Beautiful Books Written By Amazing Authors

    The Carnegie awards are underway! The shortlisted books are all available to take out today from the Learning Lounge. All these books have been chosen to win the Carnegie Medal. However, before there can be a winner they need to be voted for. All the shortlisted books can be found on our Carnegie display, along with a free Carnegie bookmark. Be sure to take one out today and then place your vote on our Carnegie Shadowing page -> we would love to hear your thoughts on the books.

    In the Spotlight:

    After the Fire ...

    Posted 17/04/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • Booktrust Challenge - April 2018

    'Stargazing for Beginners'

    Every year the Learning Lounge gets gifted 5 sets of wonderful books which are considered modern classics. Our first book in the spotlight was 'Running on the Roof of the World'.

    To celebrate these awesome novels we have created the Booktrust challenge. If you want to take part its simple:

    1. Pick up a Booktrust Challenge.

    2. Read the book and answer the 10 questions.

    3. If you are one of the first 6 to complete the challenge you will be rewarded with 25 credit points and an LL goody bag/ free book!

    The second Booktrust challenge to grace our shelves this year, is a book call...

    Posted 16/04/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • #tootchat

    Twitter chat with authors Matt Dickinson and Lisa Williamson

    We were originally have a Twitter chat with Sarah Crossan, but unfortunately she was unable to, but thankfully authors Matt Dickinson (Mortal Chaos Series, Everest Files...) and Lisa Williamson (Art of Being Normal) stepped in. Students were entertained on the big screen during lunchtime on Wednesday 28th March chatting to these authors. Books by these authors are available to borrow in the LL.

    Posted 29/03/2018 by Learning Lounge

  • Successful Cake Sale In Aid Of Autism Awareness Week

    The Learning Support Department were overwhelmed by the amount of cakes donated to the sale.

    A cake sale was held over lower and upper school lunches today to raise money for Autism East Midlands. Thank you to everyone who donated cakes helping to raise a grand total of £149.59.

    Posted 29/03/2018 by Learning Support

  • Cake Sale In Aid of Autism Awareness Week

    Cake sale to be held on the 29th March over lower and upper lunch times outside the LSC

    Learning Support are having an Easter Bake Sale this Thursday in aid of Autism Awareness Week. All proceeds will go towards local charity Autism East Midlands.

    Posted 28/03/2018 by Learning Support

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