Library Newsletter

October 2019

Our New Student Librarians

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Congratulations to our new student librarians who have been chosen by their classes for their great attitudes and for being responsible members of our school community. We welcome you to your role and can't wait for all that we are going to see you achieve in the Library and beyond.


Here are our new Student Librarians:


2M

Hudson Doyle

Immy Dhupelia

Neve Tam


2R

Matilda Woollford

Haeryn Lee

Karisa Chu


3C

Adam Pepall

Emily Sbuttoni

Gareth Lam


3F

Amayra Dabad

Charlotte Ferguson

Rose Drakeford


4A

Alasdair Wyllie

Lilia Mekni

Tiger Chu


4M

Connor McGinley

Seher Chadar


5C

Beana Tsui

Lia Keller

Anwen Brown

Sienna roma


5R

Madeleine Drakeford

Lily Bastin


6B

Manu Parry

Savannah Key

Luke Chan


6W

Sana Bijlani

Kai Ramachandran

Sascha Wills


These librarians make a phenomenal team - check out the video they made to show you around the library and all the filming was done in one lunchtime.

Sarah Brennan

Just before the half term break the children of Peak school had a fantastic treat, the local author Sarah Brennan came to visit and ran workshops for our students. The morning began with a story writing workshop for the Year Six. The students explored how we can write stories that are interesting and engaging, and just how important planning and thinking a head is whenever we write.


Next the year 4 students had a fantastic session on poetry, this was most apt because not only was it International Poetry Day, but also the Year Four classes have been looking at poetry in their Unit of Inquiry. Sarah was able to bring alive all the techniques and language that are needed to express yourself when writing poetry.


Year Five then had a workshop on why books are a brain's best friend, which was timely as their Unit of Inquiry has been the looking at the brain. Finally it was Year Three's turn to enjoy the delights of Sarah's latest book "The Tale of Ping Pong Pig" the last in her series of the Chinese Calendar Tales.


You can read about Sarah, her books and even her visit here on her blog by clicking on the button below.