Category Archives: Book Awards

Carnegie Medal Shadowing

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:

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A Fabulous Carnegie Celebration

Last week the Book Group, Mrs McGilloway and Mrs Birkett travelled to Backwell School for our annual Carnegie celebrations. The winner had been already been announced: One by Sarah Crossan:   But this did not stop us from enjoying quizzes … Continue reading

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Carnegie Book Group activities

Our Carnegie book Group are working their way through the eight books shortlisted for the  2016 Carnegie Medal. You can read some of their reviews here. We are always looking for new ways to make us think about what we … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal shortlist

It is this time of year again and the 2016 Carnegie Medal shortlist has been announced! We are really looking forward to getting stuck into these good reads with our book group! Let us know if you fancy joining us. … Continue reading

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YA Book Prize shortlist announcement

  The shortlist for the 2016 YA Book Prize has been announced: Unbecoming ~ Jenny Downham (David Fickling Books) Asking for It ~ Louise O’Neill (Quercus) Concentr8 ~ William Sutcliffe (Bloomsbury) The Rest of Us Just Live Here ~ Patrick … Continue reading

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Carnegie & Greenaway Medals 2014

The winners of the Carnegie & Greenaway Medals were announced last week in London. Our reading group were invited to Backwell School this year to share their celebrations, which included games, activities, a yummy lunch and a very lively debate! … Continue reading

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Carnegie & Greenaway Medal winners announced

The 2013 Carnegie & Greenaway Medals were announced at a ceremony on Wednesday 19th June. Congratulations to the winners!

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