Pupils celebrate World Book Day
A FOOTBALL hooligan and Cinderella s cat arrived at a St Neots school last week to celebrate World Book Day. Year 7 pupils and English teachers at St Neots Community College dressed up as characters from their favourite books on Thursday, March 6. The 11
A FOOTBALL hooligan and Cinderella's cat arrived at a St Neots school last week to celebrate World Book Day.
Year 7 pupils and English teachers at St Neots Community College dressed up as characters from their favourite books on Thursday, March 6.
The 11 and 12-year-olds also took part in a story writing competition with the winners reading their stories to children from Little Acorns Pre-School.
Youngsters at the pre-school also had stories read to them by professional story-teller Marion Leaper and were given a tour of the college's library.
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Diane O'Hara, deputy head of St Neots Community College's English department, said it was important for the school to take part in World Book Day because "reading is a vital skill and a most enjoyable pastime."
She added: "We're always pleased to actively celebrate World Book Day as it's a most enjoyable and very worthwhile initiative.
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"It helps create a wonderful opportunity for all involved to focus in on the joy, significance and value of reading.