Book of the Week

24 Apr 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

From the Carnegie shortlisted author of When Mr Dog Bites, Brian Conaghan.

The Bombs That Brought Us Together

Charlie has always lived in Little Town.

It's home: the curfew, the Regime, the thugs, the poverty.

He knows the rules.

Then he meets Pavel.

Scrawny, sweary, with fierce…

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Spring Book Reviews

22 Mar 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

We have a huge selection of new books for Spring!

Here are just a few of them....

River of Ink by Helen Dennis

There are lots of twists and pacy dialogue in this first instalment of a thriller trilogy.

In the heart of London, a mystery boy emerges from the River Thames.

In a race…

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World Book Day -2 March 2017

24 Feb 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

WORLD BOOK DAY 2017

We will be celebrating World Book Day with lots of fun activities and prizes

in the Study Centre throughout the week.

Please come and join us at morning breaks and lunch-times.

You can exchange your £1 Book Voucher in the Study Centre

for one of the four books…

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February is Love of Reading Month

6 Feb 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

There is no better place to be than between the pages of a good book!

Browse a selection of our Romantic Novels for Valentine's Day:-

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater

Love Song by Sophia Bennett

My Rocky Romance…

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Book of the Week

30 Jan 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

Enter the world of Septimus Heap, Wizard Apprentice. 

Magyk is his destiny.

A powerful Necromancer has killed the Queen and locked up the Extraordinary Wizard.

Now, using Darke Magyk, he can create the bleak and sinister world he desires.

But the Necromancer made a mistake.

A vital…

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Book of the Week

23 Jan 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers...

Welcome to the Midnight Gang!

Midnight is the time when most children are fast asleep, except of course for...

The Midnight Gang!

That is when their adventures are just beginning...

When Tom gets hit on the head by a cricket ball

and finds himself at…

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Book of the Week

16 Jan 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

The enemy is closer than you think.

He didn't know exactly what he was expecting on the other side of the door.

But it wasn't this.

The sickness struck everyone over fourteen.

First it twisted their minds.

Next it ravaged their bodies.

Now they roam the streets -crazed and…

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Book of the Week

9 Jan 2017

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Community

London is in Danger - and the Clock is Ticking...

An unknown bomber is terrorizing London.

The only question is,

where will he strike next?

Zak Darke is Agent 21, working undercover for a shadowy government agency.

He's highly trained, and perfectly placed to intercept the…

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Book of the Week for Christmas

19 Dec 2016

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers...

Journey to the edge of magic.

When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask - Father Christmas.

But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade and Father Christmas

has more than impossible wishes to worry about.

Upset…

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Book of the Week

12 Dec 2016

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

Wings: A New Kind of Faerie Tale -

the remarkable debut novel by Aprilynne Pike and the first in the series.

Laurel has always lived as an ordinary girl -

but now something is happening to her -

something magical.

In this enchanting tale of magic, romance and danger, everything you…

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Book of the Week

6 Dec 2016

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

This is a story that demands to be heard!

'I have a voice but it isn't mine. It used to say things so I'd fit in -

to please my parents, to please my teachers.

It used to tell the universe I was something I wasn't. It lied.'

Fifteen -year-old Tess doesn't mean to become mute.

At…

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Book of the Week

28 Nov 2016

Posted by Mrs Gornall

Category: Book Reviews

MANY OF YOU HAVE SEEN THE FILM-NOW HERE'S THE BOOK!

J K Rowling invites you to explore a new era of the wizarding world...

Set over fifty years before Harry Potter's story begins, and featuring a cast of remarkable characters,

this tale of friendship, magic and mayhem is epic and…

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