World Book Day 2024

On Thursday 7th March 2024 we will be celebrating World Book Day in School and a number of activities have been planned including various competitions and book swaps. All KS3 students should have received World Book Day vouchers from their tutors.


 The Big Book Swap will take place in the Library on Thursday lunchtime between 12.30 – 1pm. Students are invited to bring a good quality book in which is aimed at  a KS3 or KS4 audience (Years 7-11). They will then have a chance to swap it for a wide range of books we have available . It’s as simple as that! If anyone does want to take part but does not have a book to swap, then a minimum donation of fifty pence per book is acceptable but please ensure that your child brings the correct money as no change is available.


It would be great to see as many students as possible taking part so do hunt around for those potential swaps this weekend!


World Book Day

Reading Group – Louie Stowell

Year 7’s from Mrs Sergeant’s reading group were treated to a fantastic session with Louie Stowell, author of the bestselling Loki books yesterday morning! The students thoroughly enjoyed it asking her some really tricky questions!


She emailed afterwards saying ‘Lovely to chat to the pupils! And VERY impressed with Jackson who spotted something I hadn’t fleshed out properly. If I go into that in a following book I will credit them! ‘


She finished the session introducing them to her dog Buffy!


Y7 students holding Louie's book, Loki

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Louie and her dog Buffy!

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Poetry Winner – Adam Louis Caudle-Oldfield (Y9)

Armistice Competition

A poem written by Adam Louis Caudle-Oldfield of Year 9 has been chosen for a national competition!

The Armistice 100 Competition, run by the University of Lincoln to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day received 544 entries from students all over the country.

Every poem submitted was read by the Poet Laureate Dame Carol Ann Duffy and her fellow judges. The judges were extremely impressed with the quality of the writing received.

I am certain that you will join us in celebrating the huge success of Adam Louis Caudle-Oldfield (Y9), with his poem ‘The Cost of Peace’ making it into ‘The Armistice 100’ book, created as part of The Armistice 100 Prize for Schools Poetry. An Awesome achievement.