Category Archive: S2 Book Talks

S2 Book Talks– Booktober – Horror – October 2019

The focus for Booktober is Horror. Monster by CJ Skuse In an isolated boarding school, a group of girls settle in for the holidays.  Everyone else has gone home and there are rivalries and animosity between them – this definitely isn’t going to be a happy Christmas. But no-one knows just how bad things will …

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Class 2.3 Urban Adventures 26 September 2019

Posters & mini-talks on 26 September from S2 pupils were all about urban adventures. These presentations are linked to the library book talks and reading journals. Class 2.3 here in action. We heard about The Hit by Allen Zadoff, The Fall by Robert Muchamore and a thriller about a troublesome tower #Fabulous 📚👏

Urban Adventures – posters 18 September 2019

S2 talks & posters linked in to reading journals and library book talks began on 18 September with class 2.5 . They have set the pace! On Urban Adventures theme included Gone by Michael Grant; The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and an urban interpretation of Disney.   What a fabulous selection📚💜

Last Malorie Blackman book talk of the month 12 September 2019

Our S2 book talks for September came to an end on 12 September, with class 2.3.  The focus on Malorie Blackman has been very popular with pupils. Lots of books have been borrowed and all the Noughts & Crosses copies are being read & have been requested. Summer  in class 2.3 is full of smiles. …

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S2 Book Talks on Malorie Blackman 10 September 2019

Our S2 book talks on @malorieblackman  are a hit! We never doubted that her books wouldn’t be snapped up. The reservation list is big already! Classes 2.2 and 2.7 enjoyed the book talk on 10 September  and Alisa, Maeci and Dearbhla are delighted with their Noughts and Crosses copies.

S2 Book Talks–Malorie Blackman – September 2019

The S2 book talk programme focuses on authors – not themes as in S1 – and begins in September with the former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman. Waterstones says: “Malorie Blackman’s Noughts and Crosses series was one of the foundational texts of the Young Adult literature boom and now, over a decade after Double Cross, Sephy …

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S2 Evaluations of Book Talks May 2019

Evaluations begin on Monday 13 May of our book talk programme and the S2 classes have been completing theirs.   We are more than pleased with these: It was 😂😂😂all the way. #evidence #surveys #evaluations #lovebooktalks #makeadifference  

S2 Book Talks – Pick & Choose for S3 – April and May 2019

This last book talk  of S2 is aimed at providing a selection of books to choose as pupils move in to S3. More books and more challenging books! This is a very popular book talk, with a large selection of books being shared, discussed and borrowed. The books include: Alice in class 2.2 bagged herself …

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Horror Talks 18 March 2019

We began the penultimate week of term on 18 March with the new S2 book talk. By popular request: Horror 😈📚💜😈. Was everyone ready? Class 2.4 relished it all and there were lots of borrowing and requests, which was impressive, as the talk was just before lunch! Kelly and Ellie and Sandy are looking forward …

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S2 Book Talks – Horror – March 2019

A requested theme by pupils is Horror for one of their book talks. They will hear all about a variety of books in this genre during March…. Frankenstein Graphic Novel by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Frankenstein is the terrifying story of a scientist who uses his powers to bring a dead body back to life and …

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