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80 boys participate in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)

  Almost 80 boys are taking part in NaNoWriMo this year, with lots of boys being well on their way to writing their first ever novel.  The enthusiasm is fantastic and there is imagination by the bucket load.  If any boys get writers block they can check out the hints and tips on their Sandbach […]

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Boys take part in ‘Write Path’

The Write Path is an international writing activity with schools from Australia to Canada taking part.  Each day 6 published authors write the first paragraph of a story  for schools all over the world to continue and complete.  The schools that are taking part that day have 1 hour to put a continuation on each of […]

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A busy start to a new year!

Welcome back everyone, what a fantastic and hectic start to the new year it has been! It is brilliant to see that the year 7’s have got stuck straight in to school life and are immediately taking advantage of what’s on offer in the LRC.  The LRC inductions are now in full swing and it’s […]

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Cheshire Schools’ Book Award

As part of reading club  a number of boys have recently  been following the Cheshire Schools’ Book Award.  This is a brilliant award as it is voted for by you, the reader! After hours of reading, countless biscuits and much deliberation, the votes were counted and we put forward ‘Wereworld: Rise of the Wolf’ by Curtis Jobling as […]

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The Big Diamond Jubilee Read

To celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee the LRC is taking part in the National Literacy Trust’s Big Diamond Jubilee Read. The competition is open to all boys up to the age of 14.  All you have to do is complete the Big Diamond Jubilee Read ‘route’ using your miles passport.   For every 10 minutes that […]

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A Trip to the Cinema with Reading Group

In partnership with the girls’ school, our upper school reading group has recently read the Hunger Games and with the release of the film version we thought it would be an ideal opportunity for a trip to the cinema.  The story is based in North America, which as a result of drought, fire, famine, and […]

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The Learning Resource Centre: A learning hub

Firstly, let me introduce myself, I am the new Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Manager Miss Abrahams and my aim is to turn the LRC into a learning hub at the centre of the school’s activities. LRCs are no longer just about providing books and a space for individual reading and studying, although this still remains […]

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Nanowrimo

Have you ever thought there is a book inside you, trying to get out? Have you ever read a book and thought, I could do that? Well, now is your chance. Writing Club members are taking part in National Novel Writing Month (Nanowrimo) after half term, and we invite you to join us. Commit yourself […]

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