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Book Week magic


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Preparatory School and Pre-school students and staff enjoyed a wonderful Book Week, full of learning and fun, while celebrating the best of children’s literature. The theme for this year was ‘Characters who are Mischief Makers and Story Shakers’.

Highlights of the week included a visit from author and current parent, Soraya Nicholas. Soraya is the author of the very popular Starlight Stables series and our students were engrossed as she talked about her writing and her horses. 

The stunning Book Parade was held on the Wednesday of Book Week, with students and staff dressing up as mischievous book characters. The next day, Rector Christine Leighton visited the Junior Department and read two fabulous stories to Year 1–3 students.

Preparatory School Librarian, Tracey Hull, who organised the Book Week activities says Book Week is an amazing time of celebration in the Preparatory School. “The excitement is palpable and for many it is a highlight of the school year. It is fantastic that we can provide our students with the opportunity to engage in such a positive way in the value of reading for pleasure and all the joys this can bring."



The theme for this year was ‘Characters who are Mischief Makers and Story Shakers’.