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Year 7 Summer Literacy Challenge

Well done to all Year 7s who completed the Summer Literacy Challenge during the holiday before joining us in September. The standard of entries was very high and we have spent a long time reading your wonderful work.

The overall winner was Natalie Ng with her story 'Summer Ablaze' and book cover to illustrate.

Read her story here....

We loved this story.  It has a punchy opening and a very touching ending. The range of vocabulary and the language techniques are excellent; the story's structure is good; the spelling, grammar and punctuation are all correct. What was particularly enjoyable was the setting.  It was great to be taken to another country - Australia - and to think about the realities of summer for the people and animals who live there.

Well done Natalie - you're obviously a talent to watch!

Mrs Sanders-Hewitt and the English Prefects.

Also Highly Commended are Harriet Williamson for her story, PDF icon 'The Deep Secret' and Isla Mackay for her colourful book cover...

Housepoints have been awarded to the following students for their effort:

Lola Plunkett, Coryn Godfrey, Isla Mackay, Oliver Walker, Lauren Hughes, Keenan Onyszko, Gabrielle Bolden, Anna Nolan, Leon Legard, Jarred Addison, Alicia Seke, Keira-Mai Clark, Brooke Hewlett, Harriet Williamson, George Howell, Anna Charbit and Natalie Ng.