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Book Club

Years 6-8 enjoyed a lively Book Club discussion of Arthur Ransome’s ‘Swallows and Amazons’ last week, a highly popular choice. Pupils especially loved that the author was always firmly on the side of the children, and that it brought to life every child’s dream of inhabiting a desert island and having adventures messing around in […]

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19th May 2023

Years 6-8 Book Club

The end of last term’s meeting brought the curtain down on the spring term’s Book Club with a lively discussion of our two Year 6-8 books, Sophie Anderson’s ‘The Thief Who Sang Storms’ and Gavin Maxwell’s ‘Ring of Bright Water’. Pupils discussed everything from characterisation to central themes, and the gathering was thoroughly enjoyed by […]

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19th April 2023