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Literary Anniversaries: 28 November

Today we celebrate a birth and commemorate two deaths. Let’s start with the deaths – of two beloved children’s writers: Ian Serraillier died in 1994.  You can find out more about his life and works by clicking here, where we wished

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Literary Anniversaries: 24 September

I feel a bit of a fraud writing today’s anniversary post for F Scott Fitzgerald, born today in 1896. That’s because Mr. Martin (Head of English!) has an almost legendary love for the novel The Great Gatsby (1925), whilst to

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Student Excellence: The Silver Sword storyboard

Both my Year 7 classes studied this novel for the Summer term.  Although I’d not read it before, it took me back to my childhood when I read a few books by Ian Serraillier … I could tell you what

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