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English Teachers dress up for World Book Day

Not to be put off by the snow, the English department celebrated World Book Day 2018 on Monday 5 March, when school reopened. Some of the staff dressed up and chose to impersonate characters from well- known children’s books, such as Alice in Wonderland and James and the Giant peach, whilst others chose important roles from books that the students study as part of the curriculum, including Holes and Macbeth.

As you can see from the photograph, everyone put a lot of effort into their costumes to mark the occasion. Not only is it a bit of fun, but the event is sure to inspire our students to become more interested in reading and literature.

World Book Day Characters

Back row L-R

Ms Harrison – Kate Barlow from Holes by Louis Sachar

Ms Pitts – Titania from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Ms Fox – Lady Macbeth from Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Ms Camidge – Kamikaze pilot’s wife from The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

Ms Neal – Curly’s wife from Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

Mrs Napier – Miss Havisham from Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

Ms Carter – Bob Cratchet from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Front row L-R

Ms Shaw – Stanley Yelnats from Holes by Louis Sachar

Mr Jones – The peach from Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

Mrs Postlethwaite – Alice from Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

Mrs Sutton – Gangster Granny from the book of the same name by David Walliams

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