Christmas Reads

There’s no better gift at Christmas than a good book. Here are our Marriotts Reads Christmas book recommendations: Revolver: Marcus Sedgwick (Orion) Sedgwick has written across the age ranges, from children to adults, but it is his dark and atmospheric YA-branded work that best shows off what he can do. In Revolver, all his skill is…

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…

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…