The next Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Tuesday 26 September between 5pm and 9pm 

Main School Open Day will be held on Saturday 7 October between 9.30am and 1.30pm

There is no need to book a place - just arrive on the day and allow enough time to look around!

 

 

Library News

National Storytelling Week 2016

An abundance of stories, activities, a storytelling competition and even an author visit took place in the School Library to help celebrate National Storytelling Week and raise much awareness for the art and love of storytelling itself.  

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Let them eat cake

There appears to be an ongoing theme to our Library events in recent weeks.

Soon after the start of term it was a cake sale in aid of the Roald Dahl charity and, to celebrate National Poetry Day, it was a Poetry Picnic with lots of poems and, you've guessed it, cakes!

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Book ends

A group of students recently visited Blackburn Central Library to take part in the annual tour/end of year celebrations and to join in with the presentation of awards.

These had been put together for our Carnegie Shadowing Group, Year 8 Pupil Librarians and Year 7 Reading Millionaires for Accelerated Reader. Head of Library, Mrs Dewhurst and Mrs  Barnett, from Blackburn Library, awarded certificates, badges, personalised sketches by author and illustrator Chris Ri...

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Carnegie Book Award 2015

We are delighted to announce that Tanya Landman, author of Buffalo Soldier was announced as the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner.

 

The announcement of the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal Winner was preceded by a celebration lunch in the Library to celebrate the students’ commitment, determination and engagement with this year's Shadowing Group and their task to read as many of the eight shortlisted titles as possible between March a...

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Readathon

Readathon 2015 - …..Shh! Back in March we had a plan ....to raise money for the Roald Dahl charities and read lots more books for pleasure! 

Reading for pleasure, reading to fundraise, reading to help seriously ill children... all great reasons for running a Readathon - and that's just what we did!  Readathon 2015 was launched during our recent Book Week running over a period of 8 weeks. Now in its ninth year the annual Readathon meant t...

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