Short Story Competition

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/untitled-190x190.pngThe Jake Elliot Roberts ‘Rising Star’ Literacy Award Competition is running from now until 18th September 2015. The short story competition aims at promoting creative reading and also reading over the summer holidays. To enter, students need to write a …

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Year 10 Gothic Day

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/goth3-190x142.jpgA group of year 10 students attended a creative writing day with Hull University in Whitby. The trip was designed to give pupils a chance to experience university style learning and give them a chance to explore the historic gothic …

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Lower School Poetry Competition

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/poetry-lower-190x133.jpgMr Griffin has chosen this term’s Lower School poetry theme. The poster could inspire poems on love, holidays, trains or Scarborough. You may use any poetry style from haiku to sonnet; there is huge scope for original inspired poetry.   (Entries …

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Evie’s Dream Story

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/p02f3qcq-190x107.jpgCongratulations to Evie Regan in year 7 who has made it to the next round of the BBC Radio 2 500 words competition. This year the competition received over 120,000 entries from pupils from all around the country. Evie’s story, …

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English Club

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BGBB4K_2527270b-190x119.jpgOn a Wednesdays we are running a Basic English Club for those whose first language is not English. This will take place at 3.30 to 4.30 in school. It will cover written and spoken English for life in school, also …

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World Book Day Events

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/WBD2015.bmp‘If you are a reader in the 21st Century, you own the world.’ Stephen King There are a number of events taking place this week to mark World Book Day. ·    Book mark competition – open to all years. The …

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Scholastic Book Fair Success

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/sfsdfsd-190x160.pngOur Scholastic book fair was a huge success. We have sold over £520 worth of books.  40% of this sum can be put towards new books in the English department, so a big thank you! This year the fair was …

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Yorkshire Coast Book Awards 2014

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/IMG_0199-190x142.jpg  Twenty five pupils from Year 8 signed up to be part of this year’s Yorkshire Coast Book Award.  This involved them reading a shortlist of six books chosen by pupils in the seven participating schools (Caedmon and Eskdale schools …

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BBC News School Report

http://staugs.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/P1070043-190x142.jpgThursday 27th March is national BBC News School Report Day where over 30,000 school children will take their turn at making the news, including some from St Augustine’s. Students in year 8 have been working on news projects since February and …

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Yorkshire Coast Book Awards

Once again St Augustine’s is involved in the Yorkshire Coast Book Award, now in its seventh year. Along with six other local secondary schools, we have a group of readers who      undertake to read all six books on the shortlist …

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