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Senior School lends support to World Book Day initiative
5th March 2018

Staff and pupils at Rydal Penrhos lent their support to a global scheme implemented to highlight the importance of reading.

The school held a number of different activities as part of World Book Day on Thursday, March 1, which saw plenty going on thanks to the tremendous work by the English and Drama departments.

A host of staff dressed up as their favourite fictional character to mark the occasion, and pupils took part in a competition to guess each one correctly in the hope of gaining a special prize.

Reading themed quizzes were a prominent part of lessons throughout the day, and different year groups also downed tools for a short period to focus on their current book of choice.

Hidden opening lines of books were also scattered around school

There was also a #Shelfie competition devised for staff, who sent in pictures of their bookshelves at home, and the Prep School also arranged shared reading at different sessions throughout the day.

English and Drama teacher Fiona Earle, said: “It was another hugely successful World Book Day at Rydal Penrhos, which is something every member of the school community looks forward to immensely.

“The importance of reading at a high level cannot be underestimated in terms of a child’s overall learning, and events such as this are a great way to highlight this while also having some fun in the process.”

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