Welcome to World Book Day at Compton School

Article written by Toby and Oscar
On Thursday 6th of March it was World Book Day when we all celebrate the wonderful world of books. Here at Compton we had an exciting, and adventurous time dressing up as either a character from a book or a country from around the world. It was an eventful day involving traditional storytelling from Africa, an extraordinary and stimulating bumper book quiz and the around the world reading book challenge raising money for Railway Primary School.

World Book Day Costumes

World Book Day Costumes

Firstly, we all went into a special assembly where we all showed each other our costumes. Some funny ones were two pupils dressed as crocs; one was called Bob and the other Larry and also one other pupil was Charlie Cook and his brother came as his favourite book.
Two crocs

Two crocs

Secondly, there was a quiz matching books and teachers. We had to find out which teacher read what book. Who knew Mrs O`Shea`s favourite thing to read is the Saints Annual?
Next, we had storytelling from Mrs O`Shea who told us a story from Africa called “Awongalema” it was about a magical tree that could grow fruit if you said the magic word. Lots of children helped tell the Story and afterwards we talked about the moral and what you learn from the story.
After lunch, it was time for the Bumper Book Quiz! There were lots of teams from each year. We all worked together to get the answers to questions about books. Team D won the quiz with 77 points. Well done to them!
World Book Day is over for 2016 but we still need to raise money for Railway Primary School – helping to fund books for their library – so please remember to keep reading and bring in your sponsor money!
Thank you everyone.

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