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Today saw the end of our workshops in Friends House and it was a very fitting end to a wonderful week. I can’t tell you how much Michelle and I have enjoyed working with the children this week. Today we learnt about bees and how important they are to our eco-system. We got lots of information from The Woodland Trust 
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Even though we are nearing the end of the academic year, it is still worth starting our clubs as you can give the children the reading and writing bug for the summer holidays!   Club Name Online or in person Year Group Time Dates Do we have spaces? Good for entrance exams? Junior Writers’ Club online 3 to 6 (children 
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BOOK CLUB – OCTOBER 2022 Dear Kathy Weeks,  We recently read Harper Drew, Talent Show Takeover in our Book Club for children in years 4 to 6. They all really enjoyed it and here are some of the things they had to say about it:  I am writing to tell you how amazing the new book was for me. I 
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Jane Austen Investigates: The Abbey Mystery (Paperback out 23 April 2021) Jane Austen Investigates – The Abbey Mystery  This was one of those books where half of me was thinking “I love this book!” and the other half was thinking “I want to be in this book!”. The book had an amazing mystery which surprised me at every turn. Jane, 
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A Bird Called Cat –  by Della Witchy (an audiobook) This book was about a bird called Cat falling in love with another bird called Miranda. Cat had to decide whether to try and catch Miranda’s attention or not. Cat knew that it would be a mammoth task to impress Miranda, as she was immensely popular, and many other birds 
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We have a group of avid readers in Teen Book Club. They read a wide variety of books – some for younger children and some for older teens – so I asked them what they had read over the summer that they would recommend to other readers and here is that list: Girl Missing – Sophie MacKenzie The Boy at 
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We currently have a lovely well-read group of Book Clubbers so we asked them what they had read and enjoyed over the summer holidays so that we could share the list with you… and here it is. Florence The Guggenheim Mystery – Robin Stevens 5/5 Candyfloss – Jaqueline Wilson 5/5 The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe  – C.S. Lewis 
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Dear Thomas, I hope you are well. We’ve written to you before – I think it was when The Last Wild first came out. I know that since then you have drawn many more maps! How fantastic!  We now have a new generation of book clubbers so I introduced The Last Wild to them, which they read and enjoyed. We 
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The below recommendations are from the children in Book Club – We asked them what were the favourite books they had read this year and these were the answers: Male year 4: Centrally Heated Knickers by Michael Rosen Male year 4: Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce Male year 5: Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce and A Boy Called Christmas by 
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Books for children in Years 4, 5 and 6 We have been running a Book Club for years 4, 5 and 6 for at least 4 years now and have read some fantastic and some not-so-fantastic books…  We often get asked for book recommendations for children in this age group – so here is a list of books that have 
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