Tag Archives: library

  • World Book Day 2013

    At lunch-time on Thursday 7th March, the Library was heaving with students keen to watch their friends presentations. Approximately 80 students crowded around and watched 17 students who bravely read and acted out excerpts from their favourite books and poems. ‘The Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ by Jeff Kinney, was a popular choice, but the […]

  • Wanted! Student Library Assistants

    Your library needs you! Have you got what it takes? Are you… Friendly, cheerful, reliable and polite? Energetic, enthusiastic and full of ideas? Keen to help other students and staff? A good team worker? Calm under pressure? We need you to play an exciting and important role in the running of YJB Library. Student librarians […]

  • Library Treasure Hunt Competition – Winners!

    Congratulations to the following students who won prizes and house points in the library winter treasure hunt! 1st Prize and 15 house points: Jack Pugh 7J. The Runners up (5 house points each) were: Jack Kearney and Iestyn Hughes (7Y) Grace Simpson (8I) Jami Chowdhury (7J)   ** Original Post** Winter treasure hunt in the […]

  • Invent a Fantasy Creature – Winners!

    CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF LIBRARY FANTASY COMPETITION! Congratulations to the winners of the Library Fantasy Competition! 1st Prize of 2 cinema tickets and 15 house points – Mathew Brookhouse 8J Gogarth 2nd Prize of ‘The Hobbit’ and 10 house points – Jack Arrowsmith 8J Gogarth Runners up: Freya Crane (7R) – Penrhyn (5 points) […]

  • Poetry Competition – Winners!

    Congratulations to the following students who won prizes and house points in the library competition for national poetry day. Joint first prize: Sophia Wallo 7R, 15 points, Penrhyn And a joint entry from the following boys: Aaron Beacher 10G, 3 points, Gloddaeth Ben Jones 10G, 3 points, Penrhyn Nathan Booker 10G, 3 points, Penrhyn Alika […]

  • Guess the Genre – Winners Announced!

    Congratulations to the following prize-winners of the library genre competition: FIRST PRIZE (15 house points): Amy Elverstone 7R (Penrhyn) RUNNERS UP WITH CORRECT ENTRIES (5 house points): Chloe Fallon-Smith 8J (Gogarth) Jack Arrowsmith 8J (Gogarth) Owen Ikin 8J (Gogarth) Holly Beard 7G (Maelgwn) Adam Whitmore 8I (Maelgwn) Jasmine Smith 8B (Gloddaeth) Grace Simpson 9I (Gogarth) […]

  • Design a Menu – Winners

    ‘Well done to Nathaniel Kelledy, 7N, winner of the library competition to design a menu for the Jubilee. Nathaniel’s beautifully designed menu included cod in a white wine sauce with steamed asparagus, and cherry pie to follow. Mmmmm! Runners up were Charles Tanner 7N and Liam Upright 7H. Fancy doing some cooking? Don’t forget we […]

  • YJB Library Celebrates World Book Day

    The theme of this year’s World Book Day was ‘storytelling’ so the Library invited teachers to come and read excerpts from their favourite books. Mrs. M. Jones, Mr. Collins, Mr. Herridge and Ms. Hancox all took part, and the students voted by cheering. The runaway victor was Mr. Collins, with his gory reading from ‘Between […]

  • Library Competition – Winners Announced!

    The winner of the slavery competition has now been announced! Winner: Katie Bevan 8J (Penrhyn) Runners up: Tomos Rees-Davies 8N (Gogarth) and Eden Walker 8J (Penrhyn) —– If you could meet Olaudah Equiano, what two questions would you ask him about life as a slave? Ask in the Library for an entry form or write […]