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  • Wicked trip!

    GCSE Music Students at Toot Hill School visit London to see the musical 'Wicked'.


    Posted 22/05/2018 by Music

  • Rehearsals for the Spring Concert

    Year 7's rehearse Eurovision song 'Storms' for the Spring Concert.

    Posted 22/05/2018 by Music

  • Ceilidh Day at Toot Hill School

    Students experience the music and energy of a real Ceilidh!

    Students learn to 'Strip The Willow', lead by caller Charlie Charlton, who is a paediatrician at Nottingham Childrens' Hospital. £200 was donated to the Children's hospital. The Toot Hill Folk Band, lead by Kate Hendry, provided the music. A lot of fun was had by all!

    Posted 22/05/2018 by Music

  • Booktrust Challenge - May 2018

    'Booked' by Kwame Alexander

    Every year the Learning Lounge gets gifted 5 sets of wonderful books which are considered modern classics.

    To celebrate these awesome novels we have created the Booktrust challenge. If you want to take part its simple:

    1. Pick up a Booktrust Challenge.

    2. Read the book and answer the 10 questions.

    3. If you are one of the first 6 to complete the challenge you will be rewarded with 25 credit points and an LL goody bag/ free book!

    The third Booktrust challenge to grace our shelves this year, is a book called 'Booked'. This book follows football star Nick as he learns to cope wi...

    Posted 21/05/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • Short Story Competition

    How to vote - Closes 15th June

    The Learning Lounge wants to celebrate our student writers. Since last year we have been adding student stories to our short story folder. To celebrate all our entries we want you to vote for your favourite story. The winner will receive an amazing prize at our own Learning Lounge awards evening.

    How to vote:

    • Read the entries which can be found in the Learning Lounge's short story folder.
    • Write the title of your favourite story on a voting slip (Found at the LL desk)
    • You can vote for more than one BUT you cannot vote for the same story more than once.

    The votes will be cou...

    Posted 21/05/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

  • Stretch and Challenge Display

    Find a book that will challenge you today!

    As we approach the glorious summer the Learning Lounge has put on display classic and modern fiction that will not only open your mind but challenge your reading. Many people might be put off my Jane Austin or Charles Dickens, which is OK. But in replacement we have found and read some of todays best modern fiction that is sure to challenge you in just the same way as our favourite classics.

    If you want a lovely book to enjoy in the sunshine why not check out our stretch and challenge display today. Stretch your mind and challenge yourself!.

    Spotlight Books:

    Salt to the Sea by Ruta...

    Posted 15/05/2018 by Learning Lounge - Read more

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