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"Thank you for the reading roundabout last week - the children thoroughly enjoyed it and begged to read their new books in the afternoon."

“Thank you for the exchange books and the fab elements topic collection for Year 7 – they are loving your work!”

“Thanks for your continued support over the past year – we really value the library service within our school and it certainly has a big impact on our children.”

“Thank you so much for all you have done today...it looks amazing!”

“We would all like to thank you for your tireless support in getting the library up and running so quickly. It is such a valuable addition to the school and you helped us drive this forward.”

“... thank you again for your help, I feel I have a much better understanding of what needs to be done and how everything works. I can start to make a bit of an action plan now.”

“Thank you so much for the Reading Roundabout, the children really enjoyed it and are already excited about having access to all of the new books.“

School Library Service Topic Boxes enabled this Y3 class to become Romans for the day through research, storytelling and feasting.

On Friday 15th June, Form One were Romans for the day! Arriving in an array of wonderful costumes, as researched using our Summer Term Topic boxes from the School Library Service. The day began as Roman soldiers experiencing army manoeuvres, which allowed them to survive an attack from the Celts! Our topic book research highlighted how civilised the Romans were with their Roman villas and elaborate jewellery and fun was had building villas and designing jewellery.

Form One pupils were delighted to be introduced to a batch of new Roman information books in the library by our school Library Service advisor, Nicola Cowling. They were keen to learn all about the History of the Dewey system and learnt some new research skills to equip them in finding interesting facts and information efficiently.

The fun continued in the afternoon with an amazing story telling session from Katy Cawkwell, carrying on from the Roman Myths we have read and enjoyed in our English lessons. The children were entranced and intrigued by an array of dramatic Roman myths; learning about duty and responsibility as the Roman Gods played with the destiny of mere mortals.

The afternoon was complete with an authentic Roman feast, including dormice of the chocolate variety. Throughout the feast, a whole host of acts entertained us, in our very own outdoor amphitheatre. To find out more do look at the new Roman books we have in our library.

English Teacher, Reading Development Coordinator, Devon Primary School

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