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Apprenticeships Suffolk

Hello from Apprenticeships Suffolk

Hello from Apprenticeships Suffolk,

 

Over the last few months we have been making some…

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Added by School Library on July 18, 2016 at 11:01 — No Comments

Read For My School

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…

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Added by School Library on May 24, 2016 at 16:04 — No Comments

Book Mastermind Area Final

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…

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Added by School Library on May 24, 2016 at 13:42 — No Comments

World Book Day Year 7 Quiz.

Our Year 7 English groups took part in a World Book Day Interactive Bumper Book Quiz....

This was organised by the English…

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Added by School Library on March 10, 2016 at 15:55 — No Comments

World Book Day 2016

To celebrate 'World Book Day'  our year 7 students took part in a 'Vegetable Book Character' competition.

Following the great success of…

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Added by School Library on March 10, 2016 at 14:29 — No Comments

reading cafe

Year 4 pupils from our feeder primary schools were treated to an especially warm welcome in the school…

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Added by School Library on July 9, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

PRIMARY BOOK MASTERMIND

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,…

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Added by School Library on July 9, 2015 at 10:23 — No Comments

MASTERMIND TRIP TO NORFOLK

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…

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Added by School Library on July 9, 2015 at 10:13 — No Comments

BOOK MASTERMIND 2015



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.

 

The Area…

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Added by School Library on July 9, 2015 at 9:45 — No Comments

Top Ten Teen Reads

1

The Fault in Our Stars

John Green,

2

Divergent

Veronica Roth,

3

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

JK Rowling,

4

Glass Houses: The Morganville Vampires

Rachel Caine,

5

City of Bones

Cassandra…

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Added by School Library on September 25, 2014 at 11:23 — No Comments

Author of the Month

Image of Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman is acknowledged as one of today's most imaginative and convincing writers for young…

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Added by School Library on September 25, 2014 at 11:06 — No Comments

BOOK MASTERMIND

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 …

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Added by School Library on January 17, 2014 at 15:57 — No Comments

AUTHOR OF THE MONTH

 

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Liz Pichon

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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Added by School Library on January 17, 2014 at 15:45 — No Comments

Top Ten Reads

 

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Cabin Fever  by Jeff Kinney

'CHERUB' series by Robert Muchamore

The Hobbit…

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Added by School Library on December 11, 2012 at 11:04 — No Comments

Reading Cafe

         

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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Added by School Library on December 10, 2012 at 14:59 — No Comments

Book Mastermind 2012/2013

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.

Many…

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Added by School Library on December 10, 2012 at 14:50 — No Comments

Booked Up

Once again the Book Trust is running the excellent Booked Up project.

This will give all the new Yr 7s a free book.

Added by School Library on October 7, 2011 at 11:06 — No Comments

Good Read Book List – Recommended by students

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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Added by School Library on October 7, 2011 at 11:03 — No Comments

Book Mastermind

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.



The…

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Added by School Library on October 7, 2011 at 11:00 — No Comments

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