Thanks to all students who made cards in the LRC this week in support of Cullercoats Library.
All North Tyneside Libraries are facing cuts and closures due to council cuts and Marden High students have been showing their appreciation of books and reading by sending handmade cards to the library with messages inside of why they love to read.
Miss Seal took a total of 76 cards away with her on Friday and they are currently on display in Brown’s Salthouse in Cullercoats.
They will eventually be displayed either in the library or other local businesses so keep your eyes peeled!
Today has been World Book Day, and as well as donating unwanted books to Oxfam, staff and students have been sharing photos of their bookshelves on Twitter. Have you shared your #shelfie with @mardenenglish?
Serious about Series?
Can you read an entire series in the six weeks holidays?
To promote literacy across the curriculum and to commemorate World Book Day on Tuesday the 5th of March, Marden staff and students stopped everything for half an hour during PSCHE and read silently, tallying up their pages to see which form class could read the most.
Year 8 and 9 students this week took part in an ambitious attempt to get in the Guinness Book of World Records. Mrs. Eastlake coordinated the event, as 26 students wrote lines of a story and passed them round, and the feat was repeated in schools up and down the country in an attempt to write a story with the largest amount of contributors to it. Here are some snaps of them hard at work, linking their stories together…