Literacy Week 7th-10th May
With World Book Day on during the Mocks this year, the English department held a number of activities during the course of four days instead. One of these involved speed booking. TYF and TYC were speed dating with books. The aim of this was to spend two minutes with a partner explaining their chosen book and trying to encourage them to read that book. The timer would buzz after two minutes and each person had to move on to the next person and repeat the process. There was some great discussion about books in general. 71% said the speed booking exercise encouraged them to read more. That's a promising figure!