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Why we enjoy reading by Reading Ambassadors Beth and Alice

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Reading is a crucial part of your education. Being able to read properly is a necessity when it comes to exams because if you can’t read the question, you’re never going to be able to answer it. Reading is also critical in lessons so you can learn what you need to know to answer the questions and it helps to… Read more »

The Times They are A-Changing: is this year’s Nobel Prize even Literature?

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Bob Dylan has controversially won the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature. Miss Sarson wonders what all the fuss is about… ‘Don’t Look Back’, Bob Dylan, 1967 Photograph: Everett/Rex/Shutterstock You may have heard of Bob Dylan. In fact, you may have studied his lyrics in History lessons. (Big shout out to History here – what a great way to get stuck… Read more »

We’re Open!

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Welcome to the blog for the English Department at St. Julie’s Catholic High School. You can follow what we’re up to here and at our Twitter feed using the media link at the top of the page. Welcome to the party!