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Our Library

We are so lucky to have such a colourful, spacious Library full of all the kinds of books you will love.  Don’t forget the Library is open at lunch times so if you forget your books on your class visit day, want … Continue reading

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Book Club visits to Timaru District Library

At the start of this term our senior room book clubs took a trip to the Children’s and Teen’s library in Timaru to find some great books to recommend for others to read and potentially for us to buy for … Continue reading

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Adam models a fab prize for Timmy Failure fans

Ever since Adam wrote “the Timmy Failure books” in our library request book they have become a must-buy every time a new one comes out. This time we were lucky enough to win a copy from my favourite book blogger … Continue reading

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Old favourites still being enjoyed – Little House series

Zoe and Kelsey-Anne decided to create an impromptu display today about this series of books that they love – The Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Laura grew up at the end of the 19th century in America, at … Continue reading

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Do you really want to eat a child?

Today in the library Room 1 enjoyed this book from Timaru Library, I really want to eat a child. Achilles is a young baby crocodile and his parents are very worried because he has decided that he no longer wants … Continue reading

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The Midnight Gang by David Walliams – new book in the library

If you are expecting a strong line up of characters, some good, some bad and some hilarious goings on and catastrophic problems to overcome then you won’t be disappointed. If you are a fan of David Walliams books then you … Continue reading

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Beaconsfield represented at South Canterbury Book Quiz

This afternoon after school at Bluestone School Hall there was some serious reading knowledge on display as 4 teams from Beaconsfield battled it out with 30 other teams from schools from all over the district, from Waimate over to Fairlie. There … Continue reading

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Skulduggery Pleasant – Jasmine and Samantha loved it!

Jasmine and Samantha have enjoyed starting this series of books for Book Club this term and here is what they told the other year 7 and 8s about it: Jasmine Skulduggery Pleasant is an amazing book filled with magic. I … Continue reading

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Oliver’s great review of the Gone series

This term Oliver continued reading the second book of the Gone series and the Room 5 book club enjoyed his weekly updates about the weird goings on that got steadily weirder as the book went on. Part of the role … Continue reading

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Room 2 show how to celebrate Roald Dahl 100 in style

We have been celebrating 100 years of Roald Dahl this term and Room 2 have really entered into the spirit of the whole thing. They read The Twits as a class and have been borrowing all of our library stock … Continue reading

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