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A visit by author Gill Lewis

We were delighted to welcome local author Gill Lewis to Churchill Academy yesterday afternoon. Gill joined us for a literary lunch with our book group and potential new book group members who asked lots of questions regarding her books as … Continue reading

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A free book for year 7 students

This year, every student in year 7 will be able to choose a book from a pre-selected list which will be theirs to keep. Here is the list (chosen by a panel of experts)  they can choose from (click on … Continue reading

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Summer Reading!

The Summer break is almost here and it is the perfect time to dive into a good book!   We have several recommended lists to keep you reading over the summer. First, check out our annual Summer Reading list, which … Continue reading

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2018 Carnegie Winners!

The 2018 Carnegie Medal winner was announced at a ceremony at the British Library on Monday 18th June. The winner is Geraldine McCaughrean for her book Where the World Ends. It is Geraldine McCaughrean’s second Carnegie Medal, having won in … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal celebrations at Backwell School

On Tuesday 5th June our Carnegie Medal group traveled over to Backwell School for our yearly joint Carnegie Medal celebrations.   Every year, we have activities and a quiz around the shortlisted books. This year, Mrs Gibson, the librarian at … Continue reading

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Christopher Edge visit

On Tuesday 23rd January we were delighted to welcome Christopher Edge to the Academy to talk about his books: He answered questions from a small group of year 8 students at lunchtime before speaking to all of our year 7s … Continue reading

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Suffragettes #Vote100

    Today marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave women the vote in Britain.           Find out more about their fight to gain the vote in those amazing books! (click … Continue reading

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