Book and Word of the Week

The Book of the Week for the w/b 16/09/19 is: THE TRAIN TO IMPOSSIBLE PLACES By P.G. BELL

“When Suzy hears a strange noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for the Union of Impossible Places.

Whisked on board by a troll-boy, Suzy's world is turned upside down when she's asked to deliver a cursed package to a fearsome sorceress. And quite suddenly, Suzy realizes the fate of the Impossible Places is in her hands...”


Word of the week for the w/b b 16/09/19 is: PROBITY (noun)

Meaning :  The quality of being honest and behaving correctly.
Example :  “Her personal probity is exemplary.”


Thank you to everyone who submitted a sentence for Word of the Week, we had a huge amount of entries!


The winners of the Word for the Week for the w/c 9th September are:

Winner: Lariana S, K11: “She willed the rain to pour harder, to sweep her off her feet like he’d done, but there was nothing that could mitigate the pain of her broken heart.”  (3 house points, box of Maltesers)

Highly Commended: James S, K10:  “The man was a traitor, he should have been sacrificed to the Gods. But the elders decided to mitigate his punishment, throwing sacrifices to the flames is better than being one, right?!”  (2 house points, lolly)

Commended: (joint) Christopher W, D07: “ In order to mitigate climate change, single use plastic needs to be lawfully banned.”

Isabella M, D04 “The teachers sat down to discuss how they could mitigate the effects of unfairly moving students out of their science set.”(1 house point, lolly)



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