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Book of the Year and Reading at Millfield

For those of you who have been following the Book of the Year Competition  which has been featured before on this blog, will know that the final four books (see 26th September posting) have been chosen by the judging panel of Libby … Continue reading

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It’s International Day on Friday and the Chance to win a Blackberry Bold!

  On Friday the whole school will be celebrating our International Students by holding a day long Festival  where many aspects of Millfield life will have an International flavour. This will include a day of mufti dress, music, flags, breakfast, lunch, dancing, singing, … Continue reading

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Message from the English Department – “Just Who is the Muse?”

You may have heard rumours of  him/her or had a close encounter of the Muse kind but one thing is certain that everyone in the English Department is talking about The Muse. Many writers, poets, artists and musicians have been … Continue reading

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Who Was Richard III?

Following the identification of the bones found beneath the site of a car  park in Leicester being those of Richard III, the life of this controversial King is in the news. Was he the villian portrayed by Shakespeare or was he … Continue reading

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New DVD – “Now is Good” based on the book “Before I Die”

Before I Die by Jenny Downham is a popluar novel and was frequently borrowed by Library users a few months ago. It has now been made into the film “Now is Good” and is available as a DVD from the Library. Open this link to view … Continue reading

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Hilary Mantel Wins Costa Book Award

Pronounced by the judges to be “head and shoulders” above the other contenders and was “quite simply the best book”, Hilary Mantel’s book won her the Costa Book prize of £30,000. The novel, “Bring Up the Bodies” is about Thomas Cromwell … Continue reading

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Holocaust Memorial Day Display

Sunday 27 January was Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2013 set up  to remember those communities which were destroyed during the Holocaust, under Nazi Persecution and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. For further information and stories click … Continue reading

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