Happy New Year!

Well, it's 2023! We've been back for 2 weeks and this year seems to be flying already!

That being said: For some, January can be a difficult time of year and many of us can struggle with the cold weather, dark mornings and post-Christmas slump.

We're here to tell you how we use books and…

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Merry Christmas!

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Well, we're at the end of our first term and one week away from the Christmas break! 

It's been a busy one, with the Scholastic Book Fair and Saturday library opening being just a few of the exciting things going on in school...

We're gearing up to open the library again, on Wednesday the…

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Say "Hello!" to our new Reading Ambassador Team!

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Hello readers and welcome back to a new year at Scissett!

We hope everyone has managed to settle back in to the rhythm of things, and that new starters are feeling welcome to the school.

With the new year comes a new Reading Ambassador team, with some new and some returning faces! We'd like…

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Well, here we are - it's almost the summer holidays!

We've had a blast being Reading Ambassadors this year and being able to bring this blog to you. For our last one of the year, we'd like to offer some recommended summer reads; you can click on all book titles to learn more about them!

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The Jubilee Booknic

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Hi everyone! Harry, Zac & Isla here...

We are delighted to announced that our Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebration will be held on Friday 10th June.

We will be having a "Booknic"
("What's one of those?" we hear you cry..)

Basically, it's a picnic with a book! A chance to relax on…

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The Learning Resource Centre

Hello everyone and welcome back to school after a restful Easter break!

We, the SMS Reading Ambassadors, are thrilled to announce that the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) is finally ready to welcome pupils back in to enjoy our vast and exciting range of fiction and non-fiction books.

The Year…

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The Scholastic Book Fair

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Well... That was a busy week!

The Scholastic Book Fair was held this week, in the, newly-decorated, Learning Resource Centre (LRC) and it has been a rip-roaring success! You fantastic readers have spent over £2000 on books, making it the most successful book fair Scissett has EVER…

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Blog 2 - World Book Day and The LRC!

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Welcome to our second blog! We have a lot coming up in the next few weeks, so here's a brief look into what "Reading Events" are on the horizon:


World Book Day:

"Hi it's Zac! Coming up next month is World Book Day on Thursday March 3rd - With a lot prepared, including the "decorate your…

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Introducing our Scissett Reading Ambassadors!

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Hello readers!

Welcome to our first "Reading Ambassador" blog post.

Without further ado...Let's meet the team:

Sophie, Year 8:  

"Some of my favourite books are Good Girls Die First by Kathryn Foxfield and Lies Like Poison by Chelsea Ritcher. I enjoy reading because it is exciting…

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