World Book Day

8th March 24

We had the most wonderful time celebrating World Book Day this year. We started the day with a whole school assembly, complete with a wonderful parade, celebrating everyone’s character costumes and there have been lots of book-themed activities happening at school.​

Classes have been busy decorating their classroom doors with a book theme such as George’s Marvelous Medicine, Willy Wonka, James and the Giant Peach, Little Red Riding Hood and The Tiny Seed. In the Pre-Prep we held a ‘reading picnic’ in the hall, with blankets, pillows, fairy lights and music; it was lovely for all of the children to share their favourite books with their friends. Meanwhile, Year 2 spent the afternoon making potions from George’s Marvellous Medicine … it got quite messy! And Year 3 took part in a live lesson with author Sarah Bowie and learnt how to draw characters from her new book ‘Nina Peanut is Amazing!’ ​

The theme this year was ‘Read Your Way’. Research shows that developing positive attitudes towards reading can play a key role in a child’s development.​