primary schools

30 Jun 2021
Inspired by the fantastic and carefully designed workshops delivered into classrooms by 9 leading children’s authors earlier in the year, over a thousand books have been written by Shropshire primary school pupils for this year’s Creative Writing Competition to bring Shrewsbury Bookfest’s Schools’ Week 2021 project to a triumphant close. Year 5 teacher at St Winefride’s Convent School said of the...
28 Sep 2019
The latest Shrewsbury Bookfest Book Award project for primary schools in Shropshire has been snapped up by a record number of schools within days of it being launched earlier this month.  Organisers at Shrewsbury Bookfest have been inundated, and nearly overwhelmed, with applications from primary schools up and down and across the county.  Places for the awards ceremony, scheduled for April 2020...
Paul Kirkbright - University Centre Shrewsbury, Ali McGowan - Shrewsbury Bookfest, Claire Rogers - The Wynn Foundation
24 May 2019
Since 2010, the charity Shrewsbury Bookfest has run its exciting Book Award scheme every two years, reaching almost 2,000 primary school children each time across Shropshire and it has become the charity’s flagship project winning plaudits from schools, teachers, children’s authors and the Education Centre at The Guardian newspaper.  No wonder then that this impactful reading development project...
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