Category Archive: S2 Book Talks

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 www.lovereading4kids.co.uk 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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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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