We are all very excited here at Swaythling at the moment. We have successfully applied to be part of the panel that judges the prestigious ‘Blue Peter Book Award 2015’. This is a really exciting opportunity for the children in Year 5&6- we are one of only 10 schools chosen to be on the panel from across the whole country.
The enormously popular and influential Blue Peter Book Awards have been celebrating the best children’s authors, the most fascinating fact books and the greatest reads for children since 2000. Booktrust, the charity which changes lives through reading, has managed the Awards since 2008. More information, including previous winners and shortlists, is available at: www.booktrust.org.uk/BluePeter
In 2015, Blue Peter is seeking to give out two awards for children’s books published in the last year: the Best Story and the Best Book with Facts.
The two winning Blue Peter Book Awards voted for by the 10 participating schools, will be announced and awarded a trophy on Blue Peter from 5.30-6pm on CBBC, to coincide with World Book Day.