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11 June 2024

Who is your favourite author?

Everyone in Cross Fell knows that Mrs Brown LOVES reading and her favourite author is Julia Donaldson. Thanks to everyone's purchases at the Scholastic book fair each class was given some funds to buy some new and exciting books for their class reading areas and we jumped at the chance to purchase…

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7 June 2024

Sharing our love of reading

It is lovely to see how much our children enjoy reading and we were delighted to see one of our children enjoying reading a story to her friend in our linked learning time recently. It really is fabulous to see that love of reading being shared independently. I think we have a mini teacher in the…

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9 April 2024

Free E - book library for our families

We strive to share our love of reading in all different  formats and wanted to give a little reminder to all of our families about this fantastic resource for free e- books that the children can access to keep them excited and inspired with reading.
It might be the perfect thing to curl up and…

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20 March 2024

Scholastic book fair arrives in school

We really enjoyed our visit to the book fair today! It was lovely to see the children carefully handling the books and talking to their friends about books that they would like to read and ones they could recommend. Our passion for reading continues to grow!

The book fair is open after school…

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7 March 2024

Celebrating our love of reading!

Cross Fell really got into the spirit of World Book Day by amongst other things, taking part in some reading in extreme places and also enjoying a trip to our local community library.

Our love of reading at APS is evident!

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28 February 2024

World Book Day 2024

Throughout Alston Primary, we have voted and chosen these activities for World Book Day 2024 on Thursday 7th March...

Children will visit the library with their class, help decorate the classroom door from their chosen book or author, enjoy hot chocolate and a biscuit during Reading Buddies and…

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8 February 2024

WORLD BOOK DAY is coming to ALSTON MOOR - Thursday 7th March 2024

Keep your eyes peeled for all the special activities and events that will be announced in the coming days! 

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2 February 2024

Reading Buddies 2nd February 2024

Sharing some of our favourite books with our friends from other year groups!

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