World Book Day

As a school, we believe that reading is incredibly important, both for academic success and for a student’s future life.  Addeys celebrated its World Book Day on Thursday 12th March through a range of activities:


  • All students in Years 7-13 shared the story ‘Howard’s End’ by Anthony Horowitz over the course of the day, with staff giving a few minutes of each lesson to read to their classes.
  • Students were invited to ‘Guess the Shelfie’, looking at pictures of staff bookcases and deciding whose was whose.
  • All students in Years 7-13 were given a £1 World Book Day token; this could either be exchanged for a free World Book Day novel in the library, or used as part payment towards a purchase in any good book shop.
  • Staff met in the library at break time to enjoy cake and discussions about books.
  • Students in Years 7 and 8 were invited to come to school for the day dressed up as their favourite book character. Ms. Potter and Miss Branch judged this competition at lunchtime in the library and the winners will be going to Dulwich Books to buy a novel of their choosing!

Addeys World Book Day 2015 was fun and exciting, and we hope it has reminded our students of the importance of reading and the joy it can bring.