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Author Panel

A group of Year 8 pupils from The Romsey School had the opportunity to take part in a discussion panel with two authors of Young Adult fiction. Sara Barnard and Muhammad Khan gave a short talk about their books which was followed by pupils firing some thought-provoking questions at them. Sara spoke about her book, A Quiet Kind of Thunder, … Continue reading

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The Red Ribbon – Cross-curricular Holocaust education

The Red Ribbon – Cross-curricular Holocaust education This year, The Romsey School are fortunate enough to be one of 19 schools across the country to be selected to work with University College London (UCL) as a Beacon School for Holocaust education. The school are working closely with the Centre for Holocaust Education at UCL and other local schools to create … Continue reading

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Bookbuzz 2017

Around 70 pupils from years seven and eight at The Romsey School were delighted recently to be selected to receive a free book. The Bookbuzz scheme is run by The Reading Agency and gives schools the opportunity to purchase books at a significantly reduced price, to give to pupils as a way of encouraging reading for pleasure. The pupils who … Continue reading

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Bumper Year for the Wessex Schools Literary Festival

More events than ever have taken place at this year’s Wessex Literary Festival. The Romsey School, one of 7 participating secondary schools, has received visits from popular authors, Steve Cole, Sita Brahmachari and Gabriella Lepore. Steve spoke about his books and in particular, his Young James Bond title, Shoot to Kill. Sita’s talk was greatly enjoyed as was the writing … Continue reading

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The Big Reading Quiz 2015

The Romsey School Library was packed out last Monday with almost 90 pupils and staff taking part in the first round of the Big Reading Quiz.  Teams of four competed to answer questions about everything literary from Harry Potter to Oliver Twist.  Each day the teams with the lowest score were eliminated leaving six teams to compete in the final … Continue reading

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