Monthly Archives: July 2013

A personal account of Africa Day

My experience of Africa day year 7 I have had an excellent day today it was very fun we did lots of different activities in different classes. Thi8s is what I thought of all the lessons and activities me and … Continue reading

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Personal responses to Africa Day

African drumming Today was our African day the best bit for me was that there was African drummers that came in to our school to do African style drumming. In period 3 we done African dancing in the hall Were … Continue reading

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Africa Day

On the 19th of July, Eastwood pupils took part in a cultural day. They chose Africa to represent this special day on. They had a lot of different lessons all related to Africa. In art, they created huts, in geography … Continue reading

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Mr Maths Has A Chat

Mr Maths aka Mr Cartlidge talks to Katie and Lauren about his views on books and his favourites. Sir mentioned he likes autobiographies but he also reads a lot of children’s books because of his family. His favourite author is … Continue reading

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Mr Piercy in his natural environment

Do you have children and do you read to them? Yes I do I have two. They are both boys, 9 and 12. The younger I read to him, actually he reads to me. But when he gets stuck with … Continue reading

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“The Lion, The Witch and a Wardrobe Full of Cook Books”

Mrs Steed, the new head of English at The Eastwood Academy, shares her thoughts and opinions on all things novel with Student Press. They get to know her a little more and this new idea of reading for pleasure. But … Continue reading

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Reading For Pleasure Meets Mr Houchen.

THE FACTS: An international study shows that, by the age of 16, students who read for half an hour a day are, on average, one school year ahead of those who do not. It is a common misconception that reading … Continue reading

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