The New School Year

So its time to start blogging again ……so the theme of this post is  ……books that make you go AH! In true Sacred Heart style I will get the ball rolling a book that made me go AHHHH  was ‘what I did this summer’  It is an American book and tells the doubtful tale of  a boys summer holidays….a great text for writing future fantasy stories….so people what book has made you go AHHH this year?

Michael Morpurgo Month

 Ok people get reading, we all need to get a Morpurgo book ….read it…and come write a review…below are some interesting facts about the author…do any of you have other things to add?

10 Facts About Michael Morpurgo

Michael Morpurgo, who has written several classic children’s books, is one of the most well-loved children’s authors.

(1) Michael Morpurgo was born in St Albans in 1943.

(2) His favourite lesson at school was French.
(3) With his wife, Clare, Michael Morpurgo founded the Farms for City Children, to give children from deprived inner-city schools the chance to work on a farm.
(4) Sitting at a desk gives Michael Morpurgo backache, so he writes his novels sitting on his bed. He writes in school exercise books.
(5) Private Peaceful was the 100th book written by Michael Morpurgo.
(6) His favourite authors are: Robert Louis Stevenson (Treasure Island), Rudyard Kipling (The Just So Stories) and Ted Hughes (The Iron Man).

(7) In 2003 Michael Morpurgo became the third Children’s Laureate.
(8) Micheal Morpurgo was a primary school teacher in Kent.

(9) He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in 2006

(10) He hates rewriting and he hates making corrections to his stories.

WORLD BOOK DAY March 5th 2009

Hi there Reading Club and world at large,

so World Book Day is upon us once again… have organised a lot of events many of which Reading Club are running.  In the morning there will be Reading Club story tellers in the hall…dress in character it could be fun!!!!!

Teachers will all change classes, we know how much you all enjoy hearing stories from someone who is not your teacher.

From 11am each class will run a book day activity

Year 2 – making puppets of favourite book characters

Year 3 – Acting out traditional stories

Year4 – Create your own bookmarks

Year 5 – Draw potraits of your favourite characters

Year 6 – Design a poster for a book in the ICT room

the afternoon will have book quizzes. a puppet show …some diabolical acting from Slammer Jammers drama club concluding with a paper chase


Welcome back readers!

So summer is officially over but with all the rain who could really tell?  A new year of reading club has begun ….what new books are in store for us this year I wonder?????  I have been out and about school catching people reading…..including the caretaker and the head teacher… fun!!  Welcome back for a new year I hope we have a jolly good reading time

Mrs C.