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Books, Glorious Books!

We were delighted to secure a £500 grant from the Siobhan Dowd Trust to be able to take some of our students to the Little Bookshop in Chapel Allerton to get a book of their choice. The trust was set up with the intention of promoting the joy of reading, and it has certainly given a lot of pleasure to our students.

Throughout December, small groups of students from Year 7 to Year 10 have been on a book choosing expedition with Mrs Child, Mr Goodfield and Mrs McIver. The Little Bookshop were fantastic hosts, taking time to chat to each student about the authors on their shelves.

Mrs Child said “As a school who has literacy at its heart, we were thrilled to be given this grant by the Siobhan Dowd Trust. It has got students talking about their reading and enjoying discovering new authors and genres.”

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