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World Book Day 2021

For our World Book Day celebrations this year we decided to get back to basics – to celebrate the simple pleasure of reading a book. After months of our young people navigating the complexity of online learning and the expectations

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The Reading Cloud – your Library is now Online!

All students can now use the library catalogue Reading Cloud from home. Simply go to and browse our stock. They can also log in to see their current and past loans, review books and request recommendations via reading lists

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Excelsior Awards 2020 are on their way!

We are so excited in the LRC because the Excelsior Awards are on their way! The Excelsior Award BLUE is the only nationwide book award for graphic novels and manga where people aged 11-14 decide the winner by rating each

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£5,000 competition is back for 2019!

Your school needs you once again! Win £5,000 (€5,000) of National Book Tokens – enough to buy hundreds of books for the library. To sweeten the deal, you’ll also get £100 (€100) of National Book Tokens for yourself! Accepted in thousands of bookshops

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Patron of Reading Shortlisted for Award

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are one of a kind. The shortlists are created by real booksellers from across the UK and Ireland, and all the voting is done by you – the public! We are over the

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Staffordshire Book Award Shortlist announced – choose YOUR winner!

The Staffordshire Young Teen Fiction Award is back for 2018 with a fabulous shortlist of 6 books to choose from. The Liar’s Handbook by Keren David But Then I Came Back by Estelle Laure Scarecrow by Danny Weston The Ravenmaster’s

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Lichfield Festival Young Critics Scheme is open!

Calling all budding journalists! The Lichfield Festival is now recruiting under 18’s for the 2018 Young Critics panel. Successful applicants will be given a special pass to attend events at the Lichfield Festival in July 2018. They will have the opportunity

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Celebrating World Book day with Lichfield Literature Festival

Here in the Library Resource Centre we take every opportunity to celebrate books and reading – but when better than around World Book day! To kick off we are excited to welcome Author Christopher Edge as part of his tour of schools for

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If Only ….

King Edward Parent and published author Simon Turner is to visit school on 24th January to talk to a joint Book Club / History Club session on his book ‘If only: an alternative history to the beautiful game’. Ideal for

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Buy books for Christmas and support the School Library

We are pleased to announce that our new Scholastic Book Club is up and running! Go to to browse the latest books and order online. For every £1 you spend, our school will earn 25p to spend on books

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