Visiting Author – Andy Mulligan
Full time writer of children’s books, radio drama and screenplays. Andy will be talking about his work as a writer and delivering workshops on screen writing and radio dramas. Andy is the author of ‘Trash’, one of the novels on the KS3 Global Library reading list, which was made into a critically acclaimed film in 2015.
For your diary:
Wednesday 7th March – Screening of Andy Mulligan’s ‘Trash’ followed by a Q&A session with Andy - 18:00 - venue – the Theatre
Parents and pupils are invited to watch the critically acclaimed film ‘Trash’ (2015), directed by Stephen Daldry, staring Martin Sheen and Rooney Mara, plus a host of Brazilian stars (Certificate 15).
Free tickets will be available from reception.
Dr Helen Wing’s Visit during Book Week
We are very pleased to announce that Dr Helen Wing will join us for Book Week this year following her visit to BISB in Book Week 2015.
Helen Wing is a poet and a fiction writer who has lived variously in Beijing, Cairo and London. Born in London, Helen studied Spanish and French at Cambridge University and holds a PhD in Spanish poetry. She has worked as poet in residence in different schools and promotes poetry writing with a range of students, and we are delighted that she agreed to work with some of our students in Y10, 11 and 12.
Book Week Activities
Bring a Book, Take a Book!
Do you have a fiction book on your bookshelf that you no longer read?
Why not swap your old stories for new adventures?
KS 3 Photo Competition
Rules of the Competition:
• Take a photograph of yourself reading a book in a strange or unusual place. The more unusual, the better (but nothing dangerous!)
• Rename the file with your FULL NAME (first name, last name)
• Save your photograph into the relevant folder on the public drive by 16:00 on Monday 5th March:
Year 7: I:\public_year07\Book Week Photography Contest
Year 8: I:\public_year08\Book Week Photography Contest
Year 9: I:\public_year09\Book Week Photography Contest
• Winners will be announced at the assembly on Friday 9th March.
* Unnamed, late, or emailed entries will not be accepted. All entries must be submitted on the Public Years Drive
Friday 9th March
KS3- Dress up as a character from the Global Library books & vote for the best Global Library book 2018