Tagged with history

Caught reading – Fr Noel Kierce

RECOMMENDATIONS                                                                                                       (Staff, 10-12)  Fr Noel Kierce What are you reading? At present I am reading Edward VI, the lost king of England by Chris Skidmore. What’s it about?  It is a book which deals with the desire of HenryVIII for a male heir, Edward’s birth and education and his accession to the throne as a young … Continue reading

Caught reading – Mr Hardiman and Mr Doolan

RECOMMENDATIONS/BOOK REVIEW                                                                     (Staff, 7-9, 10-12) Have you noticed that we have more male teachers caught reading than female? That’s a strong message for all you boys out there! Today we have caught both Mr Hardiman and Mr Doolan reading.  Dominic Hardiman What are you reading? The last book I read was World War Z by … Continue reading

Caught reading – Mr Collidge and Mr Pryer

RECOMMENDATIONS                                                                                                             (Staff, 7-9, 10-12)    Stuart Collidge What are you reading?  The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Why that book? It was recommended to me by a friend and I’ve been hearing about it for a while now.

Caught reading – Andrew Mannion

RECOMMENDATIONS                                                                                                                (Staff, 7-9, 10-12)    What are you reading? I’m a pretty voracious reader. I reckon the ideal job would be to get paid for just reading all the time – I can’t think of much else that would be better than that. I’ve usually got 2 or 3 books on the go at once … Continue reading

The Nostradamus prophecy by Theresa Breslin

Do you believe that anyone can see into the future? Ever been fascinated with Nostradamus’ prophecies? Theresa Breslin has written a gripping story set in medieval Europe. Why set a story in 16th century France? The Guardian sums it up well: It’s a time and a place that’s ripe for conflict: riven by religious disputes, … Continue reading