A Peculiar Book Club

We’re really excited about book club. Why? It’s our book choice, Tales of The Peculiar. It’s a companion to the New York Times bestselling Miss Peregrine s Home for Peculiar Children, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton. Before Miss Peregrine gave them a home, the story of peculiars was written in…

Grow Your Brain

Firstly, thank you to all the wonderful parents and students who gave up their evenings to attend our AIG evenings over the last few weeks. Lots of you have asked about the research behind some of information we shared with you. Recent research, has proved what teachers have known all along: regular reading doesn’t just…

The Beginning and The End, by Heather Moss

First she left us for the rolling fields of York, today she’s off to University. Before she went, she left Marriotts one last literary gem. We’re wishing Heather all the best and look forward to lots of uni and creative writing updates.     It’s a little like falling And a little like floating One moment…

Virtual Reading

When did this happen and how did I not know about it? Two questions which struck me when I discovered the latest literary trend. A remarkable evolution in books is taking place right now: augmented reality novels. Over the past few years augmented books have begun to appear online and in shops. When you look…

Young Adult Fiction Quiz

How well do you know your young adult fiction? Do you have yourself down as a bit of a Hunger Games victor, or think you know the Twilight books like the back of your… neck? Bearing in mind that YA fiction is one of the most varied literary categories out there – with topics ranging…

Congratulations

They did it! Well done to our first 3 qualified Student Librarians. Nathan, Chenille and Ahad are able to issue and return books using the MLS/ Eclipse system software. They can also upload new books onto the system and show you guys how to set up your Reading Cloud profile and complete book reviews. If you…