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What will your next book be?

We have such a great community of readers at Seatoun School that our combined reading knowledge is vast and our students love sharing their favourite books.           Here are some of our year 7/8 students from … Continue reading

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New audio books for the library

  We are really excited to have made a start to our audio book library. These resources are particularly user friendly because they don’t require any kind of device to download the book onto. Each book is recorded into its … Continue reading

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Navigating the Fake News digital landscape

We have been talking about the new Colossal Squid exhibition soon to be opening at Te Papa. Take a look at the sensational photo captured in May My story was verified with some links to Te Ara, Te Papa, some … Continue reading

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Year 3/4 Stone Art in the library

Inspired by a beautiful picture book, this term in their Monday afternoon enrichment sessions the year 3/4 students from rooms 10, 11, 12 and 15 have been looking at the artwork of Nizar Ali Badr, a Syrian artist who creates … Continue reading

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The Story Cure – new book for our parent library

Here is another great book we have found for our FOSS Parent Library. The Story Cure by Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin was recommended by a fellow librarian. Here is what a Goodreads reader had to say about it: “Presenting … Continue reading

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New Zealand Children’s Book Awards Winners announced

At a fancy ceremony at Te Papa last night the winners of the 2018 New Zealand Children’s Book Awards were announced, and I am very happy with the results! The Margaret Mahy Book of the Year This is an absolutely … Continue reading

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Further parent resources in school library

With FOSS support we are continuing to add resources to our school library for parents to borrow. You may recognise these titles above from FOSS parenting presentations, the latest of which supports Term 3’s presentation on raising empathetic children. All … Continue reading

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