Reading for pleasure
Easter book hunts
Blind Date with a Book
Here are many highlights of our annual event. Every child received a book wrapped up with a surprise message. Our librarians worked very hard to wrap these and think of the special clues. We hope you all enjoyed your surprise books!
Visits to Stone Cross library
During the week beginning 30th January 2023, Years 1 - 6 got to visit Stone Cross library where they had a session led by the staff there. They also got to take a book home. We all had a wonderful time and here are some snapshots!
Our library clubs are back up and running!
Our Year 6 librarians have been working hard to get our clubs going again. Each day has a different theme and you are welcome to come and join us from 12.15pm-12.45pm each lunchtime.
The clubs are:
Monday- Magazine Mayhem
Tuesday- Time to rhyme
Wednesday- Weekly News
Thursday - Topic of the week
Friday- Fictional Friday
If you would also like our librarians to listen to you read then please bring your reading book and diary, They have their own stamper which they will use to update your diary.
Meet our Year 6 Librarians
Each week, the librarians will nominate two children for a reading award and these will be given out in celebration assembly - could it be you this week?
St Mary Magdalene readers experience a lifetime of wonders.
National Poetry Day
We thoroughly enjoyed celebrating National Poetry Day on Thursday 6th October 2022. All classes explored and performed poems around the theme of environment for this year. Our librarians also ran two 'Time to rhyme' clubs this week as a special treat.
Nieve in Year 6 shared her own poem which she wrote at home and will be appearing in the next Young Writers magazine! Well done Nieve!
Topics and themes for this spring 2023 half term
Week beginning 17th October 2022
Topic of the week - Famous events in history Genre of the week - Fantasy
Week beginning 19th September 2022
Topic of the week - Kings and Queens of Britain Genre of the week - Adventure stories
Week beginning 4th July 2022
Topic of the week - space and our solar system
Genre of the week - history stories
Week beginning 27th June 2022
Topic of the week - animals
Genre of the week - humour and funny stories
Topic for the week!
For the week beginning 20th June 2022, the librarians have chosen the topic- 'Around the world.'
Come to Thursday's library club to explore different continents and countries.
Genre of the week!
This week (week beginning 20th June 2022) our librarians have chosen...
Can you guess from this book or does it remain a ...?
After the sad passing of our Queen, we have spent time in our 'Weekly News' club looking at articles around recent and historic events. We have also been looking at news reports of how we have come together as a country in the days of mourning.
Both of these girls are enjoying reading the same book outside of school, having their own book club, sharing thoughts and writing reviews for other children.