Monthly Archives: June 2016

Room 4 Book Club discover Anne Frank’s Secret Annexe

After following several characters through World War 2 our discussions turned to Anne Frank, whose diary published in 1947 became a world renowned account of a Jewish family protected and hidden from Nazi occupiers by brave Amsterdam residents. Some of … Continue reading

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Book Club – A look at the Berghof from Boy at the top of the Mountain

Two of our book clubbers are enjoying John Boyne’s The Boy at the Top of the Mountain. A young orphan born to German and French parents finds himself in the lucky position of being adopted by his aunt and taken to … Continue reading

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Hugo presents David Walliams’ Grandpa’s Great Escape

  Hugo loves reading David Walliams books and so at Book Club we practised ways of telling others about the books we love to make them also want to read them. Here is what Hugo said about this book: Close your … Continue reading

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Room 5 Book Club – some challenging reads about challenging situations

These are the books that Room 5 Book Club students are reading this term, most based on children affected by World War 2. Many questions are raised in these stories, including some about which countries had Jewish people living in them … Continue reading

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Room 3 have some new book club members

This term some different students from Room 3 will be joining book club. Here is a photo of them at our first meeting: I knew we were going to get along wonderfully because at the very start the two Rileys … Continue reading

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