Virtual school Library

Monday, 19 October 2020

 

                                                     Virtual School Library 

 The new author of the week is Phil Hickes he loves to write spooky short stories. You can watch Phil's video talking about his new book 'The Haunting of Aveline Jones' and also listen to tips to help you write or improve your own scary ghost stories. The Boy On The Rocks and The Marrigan are two short stories, written by Phil, available for you to read. Hope you enjoy reading them.

For younger children there are stories to listen to including 'The Tiger Who Came to Tea' and 'Wow Said The Owl'

 

 Click the link below to be redirected to the website

virtual school library

 http://www.virtualschoollibrary.org.uk

Mrs Martin



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Virtual School Library

Monday, 12 October 2020

                                                              Virtual School Library

The new author and illustrator of the week is Liz Pichon creator of the hugely successful Tom Gates series. Watch her video promoting her new book Shoe Wars and read The Brilliant World of Tom Gates. Click the link to be redirected to the website.

Virtual School Library

http://www.virtualschoollibrary.org.uk 

Mrs Martin


 

tom gates book cover

Virtual school library

Monday, 5 October 2020

                                               Virtual School Library

The virtual school library has updated today with a new author of the week,  Alex T Smith. He writes the very popular and funny stories about an extraordinary dog called Claude. You can read 'Claude Best In Show' and follow a step by step video to learn how to draw Claude as well as download various Claude activity packs.

For younger children there are stories to listen to including  I Dont Want To Wash My Hands, I Want A Bedtime Story, Elmer and The Very Hungry Catapillar.

 Hope you enjoy exploring. (highlight the web address, right click and choose open link in new tab)

http://www.virtualschoollibrary.org.uk

Mrs Martin

 

 

 I Don't Want to Wash My Hands! (Little Princess)I Want a Bedtime Story! (Little Princess eBooks)Elmer: 30th Anniversary Edition: 1 (Elmer Picture Books)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar [Board Book]

 

 

 


 

Virtual School Library

Monday, 28 September 2020

                                                      Virtual School Library

The virtual school library has been updated this morning with many more activities and competitions to take part in. The author of the week is Michelle Robinson and you can read her new book 'Do Not Disturb Dragons' on the website. It is aimed at KS2 children. Younger children can enjoy reading 'Charlotte's Piggy Bank' by David Mckee as well as listen to and watch a video of another of his books 'Not Now Bernard'.

 

Happy Reading

Mrs Martin



 

Do Not Disturb the DragonsNot Now, BernardCharlotte's Piggy Bank

Virtual school library

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

                                          Virtual School Library


The National Literacy Trust have launched their digital, free, virtual school library for primary school children. It features an author or illustrator of the week, free stories to read, videos to watch, activities to download and much, much more.

This week (21st Setpember) you can listen to an audio version of the book Kid Normal written by Greg James. This is the story of an ordinary boy who is accidentally thrust into a chaotic world of secret superheroes and what happens to him along the way. There are adventures for Peter Rabbit, Paddington, Swashbuckling Pirates and a donkey for younger children and nursery rhymes to sing along to. All of this in the comfort of your own home.

Explore the fantastic website by visiting


http://www.virtualschoollibrary.org.uk



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Library Books

Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Please return to school any reading or library books that you still have from the last academic year. These will be quarantined before being reused.


Thank you

Mrs Martin

Library Books

Monday, 20 July 2020


 

The school year has now finished I expect many of you have school reading and library books at home. Please look after them and return them to school in September. All returned books will be quarantined before being available to borrow again.

The summer reading challenge is still taking place this year and is now online. The theme is silly squad which are a group of animals that celebrate all funny books, joke books in fact any book that makes you smile or laugh. So far over 1 million books have been read by children across the country!! To take part you need to create an account, please click on the link for all the information you need. You will also notice that there are four competitions that you can enter too, they are to write a short story, a book review, a piece of poetry and create an art work.

 summer reading challenge

                       

Public libraries are also now open and offering a full browse and borrow service. Guidelines are being followed in terms of social distancing, wearing of face masks, hand sanitiser stations and limited numbers permitted in the building at any one time. There are revised opening times for all libraries, Harold Hill library is open on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. Full information is available from the Havering Council website.

www.havering.gov.uk


Hope you all have a great summer and see you in September.

Mrs Martin
Librarian