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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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Non Pratt visit

On Tuesday 28th February we were delighted to welcome bestselling YA author Non Pratt to the LRC where she spent the day helping students with their creative writing and more specifically characterisation. Students attending the sessions included year 9 and 10 students as … Continue reading

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Christmas Literary TV Guide!

Every year, Mrs Smith, the librarian at Eckington School in Derbyshire compiles a list of all the films and television shows based on books that show on TV over the Christmas period. This includes movies on all Freeview channels and though … Continue reading

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#LovetoRead Weekend

This weekend is #LovetoRead Weekend, the culmination of the  campaign #Lovetoread launched by the BBC earlier this year to celebrate reading as one of life’s greatest joys, which  can awaken our imagination, inspire and challenge us – not just as children but … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl Quiz

Our annual year 7 Roald Dahl Quiz took place on Monday 10th October. 32 human beans competed in house teams to find out which house is the most Dahl-knowledgeable! Pupils enjoyed everlasting gobstoppers, wondrous jellies, frobscottle and 7 jumbly quiz rounds testing … Continue reading

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Author visit: CJ Flood

We were delighted to welcome Bristol-based author CJ Flood  to the LRC this week. CJ is the author of two Young Adult novels. Her début,  Infinite Sky, won the prestigious Branford Boase Award, which honours an author and editor of a début novel, in … Continue reading

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CKG 2016 Judges Blog tour!

We are delighted to be part of a mini-blog tour to promote the Carnegie and Greenaway Medals through the work of its judges, which gave us an opportunity to ask them a few questions about the process of judging the most prestigious … Continue reading

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