Pupils at St John’s C of E Primary School, Wellington celebrated World Book Day on Friday 9th March – a week later than planned due to the closure of the school on Thursday 1 March.
Miss Linda Roberts, the school’s Literacy Co-ordinator, said, “Pupils dressed up as characters from their favourite books and we started the day with a Celebration Assembly. The winners of our Reading Challenge were each presented with a £5 book token and book mark.
“Later in the morning, all the children had the chance to hear an adult reading the book of their choice. We shared a wide variety of books, many with a snowy theme including stories about snow dragons, an ice bear and a monster snowman. Other books included a cat in a hat and a bad dad!
“Each pupil was given a £1 World Book Day voucher to spend and a sticker to wear.
“We know that reading is important all year round but it’s great to have one day a year when we can really focus on new authors, be introduced to books we have never seen before and have fun!”