Library

The Day News

The Day is an online daily newspaper for young people. They publish analysis of the news that provides context for debates that explore the deeper currents shaping our world.

Opening Times

The Library is open from 8.00 every day. The Library is open every food and lunch break. Homework Club is in the Library until 16.00 each week day except Friday when the library closes at 3.30pm.

We have a Stationery Shop within the Library where all essential equipment can be purchased including a see through pencil case with all essentials inside for just £1.00.  The Stationery Shop is open all day every day.

Refugee Week

The Library supported this week with quizzes, writing poetry, reading books relating to Refugees and naming the famous people who were refugees which was surprising to lots of students.

Interact Club

March each year we wait patiently for the short-listed books to be announced, usually 8 books are short-listed.  The day comes and 8 copies of each, which we have ordered in advance, arrive from our usual book shop. Students have signed up weeks ago and are really excited about getting started on reading. We have approximately 14 weeks to read these then we are off to the Thameside Theatre Grays for the day, to discuss the books with other Thurrock schools.The students have a great day discussing the books and chatting to students from local schools and come away having made new

Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Awards. Thurrock Schools Shadowing.

March, we have waited patiently for the short-listed books to be announced, usually 8 books are short-listed.  The day comes and 8 copies of each book arrive, ordered in advance from our usual book shop. Students have signed up weeks ago and are really excited about getting  reading.  We have approximately 14 weeks to read these then off to the Thameside Theatre, Grays for the day, to discuss the books with other Thurrock schools. A great day is had by all. Very happy kids go home.

KidsLitQuiz

This is an  International Quiz competition and starts in the UK late November. The Quiz Master comes to the UK from New Zealand and travels to different venues around the UK to complete first round quizzes. The winners from each region go to the National Final on Tuesday 5th December at the City of London School for Girls. The World Final will be in Auckland, New Zealand July 2018. KidsLitQuiz Practice quizzes are in the Library every week.
 

Chess Club is on Wednesdays.

Film Club is Thursdays and Fridays FB2 for one hour.

Christmas Half Price Book Fair - December
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