Library Blog

  • Library Blog: 04/05/2018

      Don’t miss  our latest Library competition! You could win a tablet computer and £500 worth of books for our school library, plus a selection of award-winning books for yourself! All you have to do is re-write a favourite story as a newspaper article (maximum 300 words).  Pick up an entry form from the Library […]

  • Library Blog: 18/04/2018

      We have been adding lots of great new books to the library in the last couple of months! There are too many to write about here,but check out the ‘New Books’ display in the Reading Corner of YJB Library.  Watch out for a new books presentation coming at form time soon. Hurry! Before they […]

  • Library Blog: 11/04/2018

    Your library needs you! Join our team of Student Library Assistants  and help us run YJB Library. Full training will be given and more details are available from the Library.  Application forms and job descriptions are available at the Library desk. Closing date is Monday 30th April and interviews will be held early in May.

  • Library Blog: 09/02/2018

    Last chance to enter the BBC Radio 2’s 500 words competition. Please email your stories to me by Tuesday 20th February. Remember You must be 13 or less on or before 8th June 2018 Your story must be original fiction and not a description of a real event Your story must be 500 words or […]

  • Library Blog: 30/01/2018

    Do you like writing stories? Would you like to be an author in the future? This is your opportunity to have your story read out by a celebrity, on the radio! Not only that, you can win some amazing prizes, such as a ride in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, tea on the royal barge, and […]

  • Library Blog: 23/01/2018

    Calling all students!  At the Reading Club at lunchtime on  Wednesday  we will be talking about the best books  we have read over Christmas. Our Librarian Mrs. Mason, will be telling us which of the new library books she particularly liked and there will be an opportunity to borrow them or put your name down […]

  • Library Blog: 19/12/2017

        Another festive craft session today- glittery pine cones to hang on the Christmas tree. Very messy and very sticky! Lots of fun and good to see some our quieter students joining in. We will finish the Christmas crafts on Thursday and get out the board games for the last day of term. Only two people […]

  • Library Blog: 12/12/2017

    We are busy with  Christmas activities in the Library now, and as it is a Tuesday today, we have had a craft activity at lunchtime – making Christmas cards with fingerprints. Next week we’ll be making Christmas decorations out of pine cones! Don’t forget the competition to comment on this blog before Christmas. We will […]

  • Library Blog: 06/12/2017

      YJB Library is feeling festive with decorations up and a  brand new Christmas activity every day.  At break every day we will be opening one of the Christmas tree baubles. Some will have questions, others a fact to find, and every Tuesday lunch time there will be a craft activity. Don’t forget our Competition […]

  • Library Blog: 28/11/2017

    Everyone in years 9-11, we now  have a special section in the Library for you! All the teen reads that are too mature for the years 7 and 8 are now shelved with the Adult Fiction and they have the YA sticker on them so you can spot them easily.  Of course you can still […]