A wealth of events and activities took place last week in school as students celebrated their annual book week; launch of the Readathon, now in its ninth year, distribution of book tokens, House Quest for Year 7 and 8, a creative bookmark making session with Miss Pook, author visit with Tom Palmer, a...
Pupils at QEGS were delighted to be a part of National Storytelling Week and celebrated in the Library with a wealth of stories and tales.
Our Telling Tales group shared scary tales, Mrs Verner read The Viper, Mr Hargreaves, wore a flat cap for his reading and Mrs Foxley added her own original touch to her delightful story which included delicate bones, frogs, lashing reeds and Little Duke.
National Poetry Day
The Bunker Diary written by Kevin Brooks wins the Carnegie Medal for 2014.
On Tuesday 24th June our Carnegie group joined in with the CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Award celebrations for 2014. Mrs Dewhurst, Head of Library commented "After a busy 12 weeks of reading all of the shortlisted Carnegie titles it was time to discover which book had won the prestigious book award...
Without a word of a lie, National Non-Fiction Day, was a great success yesterday when Head of Library, Mrs Dewhurst launched the Dewey competition - with a chance to win a copy of the Guinness World Book of Records 2015.
National Non-Fiction Day is an annual celebration of all things factual.The day celebrates all those readers that have a passion for information and facts and attempts to bring non-fiction celebration in line with those of fiction.