Excited preparations going on for Book Week


9 March 2018

The teachers are all busy planning a very exciting Book Week starting 12th March.

Firstly, thank you to parents who have volunteered to come in and read in classes. A letter has been sent to you confirming the times. If you have not had one, please let me know by email and I will allocate a time. 

Here are some of our exciting events:

Monday: year groups will be 'Buddy' reading to each other and Year 6 will visit the Infant School. 

Tuesday: The popular authors and illustrators Knife and Packer will be visiting and providing workshops. They will be in the Hall at 3:30 PM to sell and sign books

Wednesday; Billy Bob Buttons (author)will be talking to the children about his books and his experience as an author and will be in the hall to sell and sign books at 3:30 PM

Thursday: The Lady Mayoress will be speaking to Year 3 & 4 in assembly and reading to each class. Also local authors Mandy Archer and Stephanie Clarkson will be in Year 3 and 4 talking about their beautiful children’s abridged versions of Pride and Prejudice and Moby-Dick and signing copies at 3.30pm after school. 

Friday: The whole school is invited to dress an a Book character and bring a cushion in for 30 minutes 'comfy' reading in the hall. 

There is a competition for 'Extreme reading photographs' and a Book Prize will be given.

A Spelling Bee competition will run during the week culminating in a final where a Book Prize will be given. 

Some classes will have parents visiting to read their favourite books or talk about their experience as authors. 

For more information about our day and all our visitors go to https://www.wallacefields-jun.surrey.sch.uk/pupils/reading