Category Archive: S2 Book Talks

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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Final February S2 Book Talk 28 February 2019

It was the final S2 book talk for February on Thursday 28 February and class 2.6 gave all the books a huge thumbs up👍. The selection this month was all about Award Winning Books.   There has been enthusiasm, discussion and now, lots of reading 📚😃 Reserved books can be collected from the library desk.

S2 Book Talks – Award Winners and Carnegie Medal Longlists – 19 February 2019

S2 February book talks focus on award winners – and, on Tuesday 19 February, linked into the announcement of The Carnegie Medal #CKG19 longlists. This Fantastic Five were a hit with pupils during their talk. There was a good chat with class 2.2 about the inspiration for After the Fire by Will Hill and Daedalus …

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S2 Book Talks – Award Winners – February 2019

AFTER THE FIRE by Will Hill LOVEREADING VIEW A powerful exploration of what can happen to a section of society and an individual when they live in a society they are at odds with. A take on the Waco Siege in the USA. UKLA Longlist Book Award 2019 | Winner of the YA Book …

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