Library Displays 2008-2009
Roald Dahl Day - 13th September
September 13th is officially Roald Dahl Day across the world in honour of Roald Dahl’s birthday. It is a great chance to read Roald Dahl books and to celebrate a wonderful children’s author.
The school library celebrated Roald Dahl Day with displays and a library quiz. The winner of the quiz was Sean Fegan class 8H.
The European Day of Languages is held annually on the 26th September to celebrate language and cultural diversity.
The European Day of Languages aims:
· To alert the public to the importance of language learning
· To increase awareness and appreciation of all languages
· To encourage lifelong language learning.
World Animal Day – 4th October
National Poetry Day – Thursday 9th October
National Poetry Day is an annual UK-wide celebration of poetry organised by the Poetry Society. On Thursday 9th October 2008 the English Department used the library to participate in events for National Poetry Day. Pupils in Years 8 and 9 produced individual poems based on the theme of 'Work'.
A display was created in the library for Halloween and included a selection of books containing ghost and horror stories by authors such as Darren Shan, Anthony Masters and Anthony Horowitz.