Book Week at Wandesforde National School continues to be as successful as ever. This year, Irish author, Liam Farrell visited our school during Book Week to further support the children’s interest and enthusiasm in literature. Below is just a glimpse of Liam’s fun and interactive workshops with the children!
Liam impressed the children in the Junior Classroom with his wolf costume!
The Middle Classroom enjoy listening to Liam in character as
“The Big Good Wolf”
The Senior Classroom listen attentively to Liam’s workshop on storywriting!
Thank you Liam for giving us all a very lively, engaging and motivating storytelling and storywriting workshop. The children really enjoyed your time with them at Wandesforde! Thank you also for giving out the certificates for “The Best Dressed Book Character” in each class!
Junior Infant Winner dressed up as a Dinosaur!
Senior Infant Winner dressed up as Pinnochio!
1st Class Winner dressed up as Little Red Riding Hood!
2nd Class Winner dressed up as Augustus Gloop from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory!
3rd Class Winner dressed up as “Wally” from the Where’s Wally Books!
4th Class Winner dressed up as Sherlock Holmes!
5th Class Winner dressed up as Katniss Everdeen in the Hunger Games!
Congratulations to all the winners who each got to pick a free book from the Book Fair. Well done to all the children for dressing up so creatively during Book Week. Your costumes were so creative and we hope you enjoyed being in character for the day!!
Finally, our Book Fair total this year was a whopping €849.17. Thank you to all the families who supported the Book Fair. A big thank you also to all the school staff and children who helped out in any way during Book Week. Your support is very much appreciated!. The school now look forward to receiving €510 in Book Commission for our classroom libraries!!