Author Archives: Mrs Bridges

World Storytelling Day!

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Yesterday, we celebrated World Storytelling Day.  Students across the school were engaged in a number of exciting activities in their lessons.  Miss McKean’s class focused on retelling famous stories in poetry form! Here is Ellie P, Ellie C, Lucy and Nina rom Year 9’s version of Hansel and Gretel. Hansel and Gretel went to collect some wood,  but wandered off to… Read more »

World Storytelling day is nearly upon us!!

On Monday 20th March, St. Julie’s will recognise World Storytelling Day. World Storytelling Day is a global celebration of the art of oral storytelling. It is celebrated every year on the March equinox, on March 20th, which marks the beginning of spring and the end of winter. On World Storytelling Day, as many people as possible tell and listen to stories in as… Read more »

Creative Writing: Reflection by Rosie

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The frozen lake a dark pocket Hidden deep within the forest Looking beyond it’s depths is like looking in a mirror on the wall A faraway look within my eyes I do not recall Within those hollow eyes I see somebody else I see the eyes of somebody that is not myself The winter wind it calls me home To… Read more »

Recommended Read: The Maze Runner

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The Maze Runner by James Dashner Recently Sophie, Ellie and I read a book called The Maze Runner. The book was based on a boy called Thomas who gets put in a maze however he loses his memory of everything. A girl named Theresa helps him out and they soon become best friends. Later on in the maze, a boy… Read more »

Reading ambassador update

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Refurbishing the reading room Whilst seeing our new school grow and develop has been exciting, it has meant that we lost our much used school library last summer. Over the past few months, we have been designing a new reading room for the school, in the reading hub of our school, Our Lady’s. Firstly, we planned the layout of the… Read more »

Mrs Flynn’s Desert Island Books!

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I had to think really hard about which books I could take to a desert Island as I have enjoyed reading so many over the years. I tried to think about the books that I had gone back to, the books I had re-read. In the radio programme the people stranded are allowed The Bible and The Complete Works of… Read more »

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