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St Andrew's Primary School Growing Together

Lighthouse Schools Partnership
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St Andrew's Primary School Growing Together

Lighthouse Schools Partnership



Read books, watch author videos and listen to audio books for free!


You can find all sorts of great books to read and listen to on this site provided by the National Literacy Trust:


There is a new author of the week every week and plenty of activities to do too.


eAudio Books and eBooks


If you are already a member of your local LibrariesWest library, you can borrow eAudio books and eBooks from BorrowBox completely free of charge. Find out more information here:


If you aren't a member of the local library, now might be an excellent time to join. To do so, visit:


The Reading Tree


A silver birch tree has magically appeared in the library but its branches are currently looking very bare. Each time children finish and return a book to the library, they will be invited to hang a paper leaf with the name of the book along with three words to describe it. Leaves will be available from the library or from individual classrooms so that all children can participate whether or not it is their turn to access the library. We're hoping that spring will come very early to the library. Watch this space!

Book Art


Mrs Faulkner has been busy turning old unusable books into works of art. See if you can spot the new additions in the pictures below. If you have any old books at home that are torn or have pages falling out or missing, she would be delighted to receive them so that she can add to the collection!

From the author


Lots of authors have written to the children at St Andrew's to tell us about their books and to inspire us to read and write. Come and look at what they've sent us!



Don't know what to read next? Mrs Faulkner can recommend some books you might like to try. You might like to take a look at her reading record to see what she's been reading too!