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World Book Day: 28 February 2017

On Tuesday 28 February, we celebrated World Book Day with everyone dressing up as their favourite book character. The children had an exciting day working with books, occasionally being interrupted by bells signalling DEAR (Drop Everything And Read!) to raise the profile of reading! The children thoroughly enjoyed a writing workshop from our visiting author, Kerry Gibb and enjoyed visiting the Book Fair too. The whole school got involved dressing up, including, teachers, learning assistants, midday supervisors, office staff and even the kitchen staff! Thank you to everyone for making such an effort and thank you to the HTSA for helping to run our Book Fair, we raised over £1300 to spend on books.



Reception: Alice - Mermaid from The Singing Mermaid & Teddy – Elves and the Shoemaker

Year 1: Skyra – Cat in the Hat & Celeste – Gingerbread Man

Year 2: Emma – Burglar Bill & Milly – Mary Poppins

Year 3: Tom – Gangsta Granny & Tom – Danny the Champion of the World

Year 4: Oscar – Robing from The Midnight Gang & Daniel – Gangsta Granny

Year 5: Anna – Oompa Loompa & Martha – White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland, George – Biggles

Year 6: Joseph – Oompa Loompa & Georgina – The Jumbles


Winners of £6 voucher to spend at the Book Fair:

R:       Alice - The Singing Mermaid

KS1:   Emma - Burglar Bill

LKS2: Tom - Danny the Champion of the World

UKS2: Georgina - The Jumbles


Thank you also for your £1 donations - we received £270! We will be updating our book corners in our classrooms and have already purchased a grammar dictionary for each class.