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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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Confessions of a Book Geek

Abbey and Katie interview the resident, self-confessed, geek of Eastwood, Mr J Tubb. They asked him his views on reading books and the great debate, Kindle versus paper. We popped into his office and caught Mr Tubb busy at work. … Continue reading

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Sports Day at Eastwood

Whether you love to run or hate it, every year we have a day dedicated to sports. This year, Eastwood is adding a new event, the Teacher’s Race. Stay connected to the blog for up to date coverage of the … Continue reading

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Future Head Pupils

By Tegan and Emily At this time of year at The Eastwood Academy, the year 11 students have taken all their exams and most of them have left the school for the summer. The current year 10 students are in … Continue reading

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