Author: Readathon

Helen Cooper, Librarian, King Henry VIII School celebrates a hushed Library full of Y7 pupils with their eyes glued to the pages of a book

Readathon Display Board

So we’re a week in to our month-long Readathon and things seem to be going well for Year 7.  There’s nothing better than a hushed Library full of Year 7 pupils with their eyes glued to the pages of a book. I have offered a daily Reading Group in the Library at lunchtimes, but so […]

The gauntlet is thrown down at King Henry VIII School. War and Peace – who will finish first: school librarian or 2 year 7 boys…?

War and Peace

Our Readathon starts tomorrow and today I’m meeting the last Year 7 class in the Library to hand out their sponsorship cards, show them the Readathon promotional film and give them an opportunity to return and borrow books. My life as Readathon organiser is made a lot easier by the School’s leadership and the English […]