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Budding Young Readers Enjoy ‘National Simultaneous Storytime’

National Simultaneous Storytime Our Junior School students were recently a part of 'National Simultaneous Storytime' – a national community of readers with over 1,000,000 participants and 8,000 locations. National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) is held annually by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA). Every year a picture book, written and illustrated by an Australian author and illustrator, is read simultaneously...

Sparking Enthusiasm in Young Readers & Writers

Meet the Writers Festival 2019 Last term a group of 32 enthusiastic Year 7/8 students attended the ‘Meet the Writers Festival’ held at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This is an annual celebration of reading and writing run by the South Australian Teachers’ Association (SAETA). This event is the biggest of its type in Australia with 80 schools and approximately 2000...