Plympton Academy celebrates World Book Day

Authored by ClareG
Posted: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 19:48

Staff at Plympton Academy celebrated World Book Day by going to school as their favourite character from literature.

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland was clearly a firm favourite as the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts and Mad Hatter all appeared. 

Students were encouraged to speak with staff about their favourite books and to ‘share a story’ with Nancy from Oliver Twist, Willy Wonka (complete with an Oompa Loompa), Mary Poppins, 1984’s Julia, The Very Angry Ladybird and even the fearsome Misss Trunchbull from Mathilda.

“World Book Day is a great opportunity for students and staff to share their love of reading, as well as recommend books to each other,” said Plympton Academy Principal, Lisa Boorman.

“It has been proven that young people who love to read will continue throughout their lives and this is promoted at the academy everyday through our daily guided reading programme for all students.”

World Book Day was started 24 years ago and celebrates books and reading. 

 

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