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27 February 2023

Central Foundation celebrates World Book Day!

In our assemblies last week, we reflected on the importance of independent reading for pleasure ahead of this year’s World Book Day. This has a plethora of benefits including improved writing skills, vocabulary acquisition, improved well-being, empathy skills, concentration and general knowledge.

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”

George R. R. Martin

World Book Day is a worldwide celebration of books and reading began in 1995. All Central Foundation students will receive a £1 book token and have the opportunity to exchange this for a short free book or a £1 reduction on a book of their choice at one of these participating retailers which can be found by clicking: HERE.

The book tokens are valid from Thursday 16 February to Sunday 26 March 2023. For the first time this year, this £1 book token is digital, not in paper form. Please click HERE.

Watch this video for a taste of some of the incredible books on offer:

The BBC have organised a live lesson which will take place on Thursday 2nd March for all Y7 students: World Book Day 2023 – Live Lesson – BBC Teach

We encourage students to enter the design a national book token competition, they can download the gift card template via this link.

To all our students and wider community, happy reading always!

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