Category Archives: Reading

The Hundreds

The non-fiction section of the Library is arranged in numerical order using the Dewey Decimal Classification system. Dewey has ten sections, each with a different hundred. Sciences are 500s, Literature are 800s and so on. There are signs to mark … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Creativity, Information literacy, Literacy, Numeracy, Reading | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Catalyst voting: from longlist to shortlist

The Catalyst Longlist for 2012-13 has provoked some interesting discussions with the 3rd year English class reading them. The vast majority found something to excite them, but one or two others just couldn’t find anything in the list that sparked … Continue reading

Posted in Book awards, Books, Reading | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Kill a Mockingbird Book Trailers

 

Posted in Books, Creativity, Literacy, Photography, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Video clips, Visual literacy | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – A Monster Calls

Posted in Book awards, Books, Competitions, Creativity, Literacy, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Video clips, Visual literacy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – Goliath

Posted in Book awards, Books, Competitions, Creativity, Graphic novels, Photography, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Visual literacy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – Superior

Posted in Book awards, Books, Creativity, Graphic novels, Literacy, Photography, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Video clips, Visual literacy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – Torn

Posted in Book awards, Books, Creativity, Literacy, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Video clips, Visual literacy | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Great Catalyst Book Trailer Competition – Department 19

Posted in Book awards, Books, Creativity, Literacy, Reading, Technology, Trailers, Video clips, Visual literacy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Aid International Competition

Book Aid International raises funds to supply books to countries across Africa. For World Book Day 2013, Book Aid are running a competition for a school to win a £200 package of books. All you have to do is create … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Competitions, Events, Literacy, Reading | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Reading Trail time already!

The Library Resource Centre and English Departments are moving into top gear for the 1st year Reading Trail, which will run until the Easter holidays. The Reading Trail is all about effort and challenging yourself, working for your class, and … Continue reading

Posted in Competitions, Reading | Tagged | Leave a comment