An 11-16 Academy
Thank you to staff, students, parents and carers for donating over 300 amazing books to our library this academic year!
We've had all genres and reading levels donated, but please keep them coming as we're planning on expanding our shelving...
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Hello from Apprenticeships Suffolk
Hello from Apprenticeships Suffolk,
Over the last few months we have been making some…Continue
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Read for My School 2016.
Our current year 7’s and 8’s have taken part in a National Reading Competition. Many schools have been involved right across the country and many, many children just like ours have had the opportunity to read.
At Stradbroke High School we have been reading a lot, from the 18th January to the 15th April. We enrolled 107 members in our…Continue
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On Tuesday 15th March, Finlay Thompson took part in the Area Final of this year's Book Mastermind competition, at Sir John Leman High School, Beccles. Seth Kingdom and Aiden Perkins also came along for support, as runners up from our school round of the competition.
Finlay had chosen to answer questions on 'Awful Auntie' by David Walliams. He had to answer 20 questions in 2 minutes. Finlay was up against children from…Continue
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Our Year 7 English groups took part in a World Book Day Interactive Bumper Book Quiz....
This was organised by the English…Continue
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To celebrate 'World Book Day' our year 7 students took part in a 'Vegetable Book Character' competition.
Following the great success of…Continue
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Year 4 pupils from our feeder primary schools were treated to an especially warm welcome in the school…Continue
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On Friday 26th June, the school library hosted the final of our second Primary Book Mastermind.
Stradbroke, Worlingworth, Wilby, Fressingfield and Laxfield Primary Schools all took part and fielded the winners of their school heats. The contestants had chosen to answer questions on Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, Precious and the Mystery of the Missing Lion by Alexander McCall Smith, Harry Potter and the Chamber of secrets by J.K Rowling,…Continue
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It's now a tradition that all those brave enough to take part in the School Heats of Book Mastermind go on a trip to the wonderful 'Aladdin's Cave' known as the Norfolk Children's Book Centre.
The centre is the brainchild of Marilyn Brocklehurst who is so passionate about children's literature that she has given over her home to be a shop. She is known and loved by virtually all the childrens' authors you could care to name and they have left their signatures and anecdotes written on…Continue
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6 pupils enthusiastically took part in this year’s Book Mastermind competition. The winner of the School heats was Aiden Perkins in yr 7 answering questions on a David Walliams book. There was a very good and lively audience.
Aiden elected to answer questions on ‘Gangsta Granny’ also by Walliams in the Area Final.
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The Fault in Our Stars
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Glass Houses: The Morganville Vampires
City of Bones
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This year, 12 more intrepid readers took part in the school's heat of Book Mastermind.
The winner of Stradbroke's Heat was:
Xander Redgrave who answered questions on …Continue
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Liz Pichon studied graphic design at Middlesex Polytechnic and Camberwell School of Art in London. She then worked in the music industry for Jive Records as a designer and art director, organising photo sessions and designing record and CD covers. Liz later went freelance and her work has been used on different products…
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1 The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins
2 Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney
3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
4 'CHERUB' series by Robert Muchamore
5 The Hobbit…Continue
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The Reading Cafe
Year 6 pupils from our feeder primary schools were treated to an especially warm welcome in the school library earlier in the term.
The pupils were in school for a ‘taster session’ of High School life and all attended the ‘Reading Café in the library where the tables were decorated with checked table cloths, a menu and a cake selection.
Students from years 8, 9 and 10 waited at table and took orders of poetry…
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There are 12 entries for this year's Book Mastermind Competition. The school heats start on Monday 10th December 2012. The winner of the school heats will go on to take part in the Area Finals answering questions on a different book of their choice.
All students who take part will not only earn house points, but also be able to go on a trip to the Norfolk Children's Bookshop to choose a book for the Library which will have a dedication to themselves on the title page.
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This will give all the new Yr 7s a free book.
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Double Cross - Malorie Blackman
The Butterfly Lion - Michael Morpurgo
Shadow - Michael Morpurgo
Born to Run - Michael Morpurgo
The Knife of Never Letting Go - Patrick Ness
The Harry Potter Series! - J K Rowling
The Diary of a Wimpy Kid – Jeff Kinney
Holes - Louis Sacher
The Recruit - Robert Muchamore
Kiss - Jacqueline Wilson
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night - Mark Haddon
Looking for JJ - Anne Cassidy
Twilight - …
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B ook Mastermind is a competition open to all pupils in Years 7-9 and is a vehicle for promoting reading. Students are required to answer 20 questions on a fiction book of their choice within a two minute time frame, under the spotlight, seated on a replica of the Mastermind TV show's black chair.
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