YA Author Non Pratt teaches character creation to young writers

The school was excited to have the YA author Non Pratt visit to deliver workshops, and impressed with the level of organisation and prep she put into planning the day. 

Obviously these students are not her immediate target audience, but she didn't mind one bit. The workshops were well thought…

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World Book Day Activities at LSA Library

Just before WBD, LSA students went on a trip to the official 'WBD Greatest Show on Earth' in Preston Guild Hall, where they enjoyed some great presentations by writers and illustrators before receiving signed copies of books from the UK's Children's Laureate; Chris Riddell and other great writers.…

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ERIC January 2015

RIC January 2015

3 February 2016

Library Book of the Week & Author in School: 

Book of the week is 'Trouble' by Non Pratt. Non is an upcoming YA author and she's visiting LSA in two weeks - Readers can drop into the Library to find out how to win a signed copy of one of her books. 


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Posted by Hannah Williams on 3 February 2016

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ERIC - December 2015

The winning forms from last term:

The winning Accelerated Reader Forms from each Year are: 

7ACS on 11.2 million words

8PWI on 7.3 million words

9CRO on 4.2 million words

Prizes are Certificates and a £10 Love-to-Shop voucher for each form.

 

For THIS term we'll be…

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Posted by Hannah Williams on 11 January 2016

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Reading The Game

We took a group of year 7 football fans to Bloomfield Road for the last session of 'Reading the Game' - a six week reading programme linking reading to football. The students had a great time and have made great progress!  

Students at BFC Reading Football Programme

Students at BFC Reading Football Programme

Students posing in front of the interview board at BFC

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Young Adult Author Melvin Burgess Storytelling Masterclass

On Wednesday, Melvin Burgess, the 'godfather' Young Adult fiction was welcomed to LSA to deliver a masterclass in storytelling to our Year 9 and 10 students. 

 

Reading from novels such as 'The Hit', 'Junk' and 'Billy Elliot', Melvin talked about his experiences of growing up; teenage…

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