Primary students (and staff) dropped what they were doing to sit down, (and sometimes stand) and read a book for 15 minutes. Children read in class, children read in the Sports Centre, children even read in the pool! They enjoyed a delightful time, either sharing books together or quietly curled up with their own book, relishing the delights of the stories or non-fiction books they had chosen to read.
Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) is one of the many fun activities taking part during non-fiction November (#NFNovember)! Author Steve Swinburne, visited and spoke to the children about writing in a narrative non-fiction style and inspired them to have a go themselves. There was a Book Week, a Book Fair and there have been many activities in the Library, all linked to the many non-fiction books we are fortunate to have on our shelves. The 29th is Dress Up Day – so be sure to wear something based on your favourite non-fiction book!