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World Book Day 2021

Story (noun) 1. an account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment. 2. an account of past events in someone’s life or in the development of something. We’ve been telling stories for centuries, long before we could even write them down, and Continue reading …

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STM Virtual Library

Reading is intrinsic to every subject we study in school. Over the forthcoming weeks we will be offering an online library that promotes reading for pleasure; the wellbeing and relaxation benefits associated with audio books and materials to enhance the wider curriculum studied in school. Continue reading …

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National Storytelling Week 2021

St Thomas More Catholic School are celebrating National Storytelling Week 2021, 30th January – 6th February. Why are stories important? When someone tells us their own personal story, we catch a glimpse of a view of the world that may be slightly or radically different Continue reading …

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Lockdown Literacy Challenge

Just ten minutes a day focusing on your literacy skills can help you to improve your overall reading, writing, comprehension, grammar and oracy skills. This will assist you in every subject you take across the school. Why not make these activities a daily routine just Continue reading …

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Virtual Reading Session

A Short Ghost Story – We might not register, but we can still read! Virtual Reading Session Students in Y7-Y13 engage in a weekly reading activity called ‘Register and Read’ during registration time. Following the reading of a different 500 word extract each week students Continue reading …

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STM Poetry Writing Competition

After reading Register and Read in form this week you’ll understand the correlation between reciting poetry and song lyrics and positive mental health. As a school community we invite students from Year 7 – 13 to create a poem using the ‘It’s Ok Not to Continue reading …

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Never Heard the Word

At St Thomas More Catholic School we place so much value on the words we use. We are a community who choose our words carefully in order to praise each other, encourage each other and challenge each other! As part of our commitment to equipping Continue reading …