Category Archive: S2 Book Talks

S2 Classes and Holocaust Memorial Day Book Talks with S6 Auschwitz Ambassadors 31 January 2019

Our S2 Library book talks for January began on Monday 21 January and continued until Friday 31 January and were all about sharing the Once series of books by Morris Gleitzman and remembering the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and …

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Auschwitz Ambassadors in the S2 Book Talks 23 January 2019

There were powerful words from Tyra and Bethan, our Auschwitz Ambassadors during the afternoon of Wednesday 23 January.   They shared their experiences with classes 2.5 & 2.7 of Auschwitz-Birkenau and how the visit affected them. Part of our S2 book talks this month for Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January.

S2 Book Talks Begin for Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January 2019

Our S2 book talks for January began on Monday 21 January and will continue until Friday 31 January. This first book talks of January are all about sharing the Once series of books by Morris Gleitzman and exploring the Torn From Home theme for #HMD2019 on 27 January. There are lots of books and information …

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Holocaust Memorial Day and S2 Book talks and Auschwitz Ambassadors January 2019

S2 classes will participate in in library book talks, during January, to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day on 27 January. Holocaust Memorial Day is a time for everyone to pause to remember the millions of people who have been murdered or whose lives have been changed beyond recognition during the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and in subsequent …

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A Happy Reader after the S2 WW1 Book Talk 8 November 2018

Isn’t it great to give a book that gets smiles like this? Cameron is looking forward to reading Armistice Runner @tompalmerauthor #happyreader #Armistice100  

S2 Book Talks – World War One – November 2018

During the weeks beginning 5 and 12 November, we have new S2 book talks on WW1. Brilliant books to be shared, including titles by Theresa Breslin, Paul Dowswell and Tom Palmer 📚💜 S2 classes have been so engaged in the book talk and it this has been great to see! After the reading and discussion …

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S2 Book Talks October – Juno Dawson – 22–31 October 2018

Lots of sharing and discussing and reading a selection of books by Juno Dawson in the S2 book talk programme. There has been fabulous feedback so far and borrowing of books too. Novels, Non-fiction, Mental Health  – reading, learning, connecting.

S2 Book Talks – Juno Dawson – October 2018

The S2 book talk programme focuses on authors and the focus for October 2018 is on Juno Dawson. These talks will begin at the start of term on Monday 22 October. Say Her Name Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Rowe is not the kind of person who believes in ghosts. A Halloween dare at her ridiculously spooky boarding …

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S2 Book Talks on Malorie Blackman are a Hit September 2018

S2 book talks began on Tuesday 4 September and the first session on Malorie Blackman was a hit! Jenny & Kayla went for the Noughts & Crosses series (including a graphic novel) while Rowan chose Noble Conflict and Alia is keen to read Chasing the Stars. Happy readers indeed. As well as sharing Malorie Blackman’s …

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S2 Book Talks– Malorie Blackman – September 2018

The S2 book talk programme focuses on authors and begins on 3 September with the former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman. The Noughts and Crosses series is hugely popular and we will also look at Malorie’s books Chasing The Stars, Noble Conflict and Boys Don’t Cry, as well as Tell Me No Lies.   Super readable …

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