The LRC has set up an online book club which allows parents to buy the latest children’s and teen books at a discounted price.
You can check their latest offers in the virtual magazine by clicking on the picture:
You can order really easily online; just go to our book club page to browse the latest books and order online. Delivery is free is sent to the school and the LRC team will ensure books go to students.
For every £1 you spend on this month’s Book Club, our school will earn 20p in Scholastic Rewards.
Please place your order online by May 25th, 2017.
If you are looking for ideas as to what to read over the next few weeks, why not try the Read Without Walls challenge this April?
This was set up by Gene Luen Yang, who is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in the USA, their Children’s Laureate, so to speak.
So what is the challenge? It is simply to read one book for each of these categories:
Here is Gene talking more about the challenge:
It is all about expanding your horizons and reading outside your comfort zone! Why not give it a try?
Shadowing for the 2017 Carnegie Medal is now underway and we look forward to reading all these amazing books 9find out more by clicking on the image):
if you would like to join our group, it is not too late:
Thank you to all for supporting our annual book fair, which was a great success. Year 7 and year 8 classes visited the fair during English classes and the reading room was buzzing with customers, particularly at break times, with people picking up reserved books or browsing and buying.
Thanks to your support, the school will receive over £550 worth of free books as our commission. Thank you to the English staff, student helpers and of course parents for making it such a success!
Here are some of the books from oru commission which will soon hit the library shelves:
Thursday 2 march was World Book Day as we had a Big Book Quiz in the LRC to celebrate!
Congratulations to our winning team ‘Not a Social Area’. They win a £6 voucher each to spend at the book fair!
And congratulations to our Golden Ticket winners who go to choose something from oru Goody Box!