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The Book of the Week for the w/b 27/03/17 is: Remade by Alex Scarrow

“Leon and his younger sister, Grace, have recently moved to London from New York and are struggling to settle into their new school when rumours of an unidentified virus in Africa begin to fill the news.   Within a week the virus hits London. The siblings witness people turning to liquid before their eyes, and they run for their lives. A month after touching Earth's atmosphere, the virus has assimilated the world's biomass. But the virus isn't their only enemy, and survival is just the first step....”

 

The Word of the Week for the w/b 27/3/17 is: aspire (verb)

Meaning:  to long, aim, or seek ambitiously; be eagerly desirous, especially for something great or of high value (usually followed by to, after)

Example: “Despite the difficult path ahead, she aspired to be a doctor.”

 

The winners for last week are:

Winner: Jordan B, K03: “Steve scaled the perimeter wall, only to realise to his horror, he was now in the lion enclosure.” (3 house points, box of Maltesers)

Highly Commended: Molly B, K03: “The perimeter of the chocolate bar started off large but quickly reduced!” (2 house points, lolly)

Joint Commended: Lincoln B, K5: “The irregular polygon had a strange perimeter.” (1 house point, lolly)
Kieron P, K10: “The terrorist breached Parliament’s perimeter. RIP.” (1 house point, lolly)

 

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