Book and Word of the Week

The Book of the Week for the w/b 20/01/20 is: Running Girl by Simon Mason 

“Meet Garvie Smith. Highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. Lowest ever grades. What's the point? Life sucks. Nothing surprising ever happens. Until Chloe Dow's body is pulled from a pond. His ex-girlfriend. DI Singh is already on the case. Ambitious, uptight, methodical - he's determined to solve the mystery - and get promoted. He doesn't need any 'assistance' from notorious slacker, Smith. Or does he?”


Word of the week: SONOROUS (adjective) 

Meaning : Having a deep, pleasant sound.
Example :  “The church clock had a sonorous chime.”


Word of the week winners from the week beginning 6th January:

Winner: Emily C M07: “Some people’s indulgence is unhealthy foods and snacks. However my indulgence is Netflix and the comfy black chair I sit in to watch my favourite series!” (3 house points, Maltesers)

Highly Commended: Maisie V K01 “Christmas is the time of year when everyone enjoys an unhealthy indulgence of Christmas dinner and chocolate. This unusual amount of food will ensure that the majority of people will gain a few pounds over the Christmas period!”(2 house points, lolly)

Commended: Amy J K02: “Eventually, the Masterchef finalist brought their salted caramel chocolate domes to the table, I had never seen such an exquisite indulgence.”( 1 house point, lolly)




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