Seniors and Ealing Teen Read 2020
Friday 7th February 2020
An invigorating discussion.
Last week we were visited by Ms K Franklin who works as the Schools’ and Children’s Service Manager in Ealing Secondary Schools. Ms Franklin is part of the ‘School Library Services’ team, which organizes the ‘Ealing Teen Read,’ whose aim is to promote reading for pleasure.
Mrs Bhatti, School Librarian, reports that ‘Ms Franklin wanted to see how well our Ealing Teen readers are enjoying the selected books. During her visit, Ms Franklin joined the members of our Book Club (from the Seniors) for a discussion which examined the books in depth, discussed the different scenarios, the girls’ preferences among them and analysed the plots, characters and themes. The girls impressed Ms Franklin with their range and depth of thought which resulted in a compelling discussion.’
The girls have been captivated with reading the Ealing Teen Read shortlisted books, which are:
Mrs Bhatti continues, ‘Our Book Club still needs to read a few more books before deciding on St Augustine’s Priory favourite book. When decided upon, our nomination will be forwarded, along with the nominations from the rest of the schools participating. Following this, and depending on votes cast, the winning book of ‘Ealing Teen Read 2020’, will be announced.’