Word & Book of the Week

The Book of the Week for the w/b 26/06/17 is: The Quick Expert’s Guide to Creating An App by Chris Martin.

“With this book, the Quick Expert's Guide has crafted the perfect guide to becoming an expert app-maker. We show you how to create your very own amazing app from scratch - master HTMLs, programming, embed content galore, and get the insider knowledge on how to keep your users coming back for more.”


The Word of the Week for the w/b 26/06/17 is: contrition (noun)

Meaning:  a strong feeling of sorrow, regret or remorse for doing something wrong.

Example: The student showed no contrition after being caught cheating in his exam.


Kilby’s grasp on the top slot is definitely weakening under sustained pressure from Da Vinci and Marie Curie.  This week’s leader board is:

Winner: Anesu C, M09: “ His zealous approach to the debate made him win the election.” (Box of Maltesers, 3 house points)

Joint Highly Commended:  Christopher W, D07: “The protesters were clearly filled with zealous belief as they marched, banners flying, down the crowded street. (sweet treat, 2 house points)

Aloka D & Max L, D08:  Pupils at Calthorpe Park were zealous about sports day, because it is an opportunity to interact with others. (Sweet treat, 2 house points)

Commended: Cassie L, M09:  “Donald Trump is zealous in his belief that global warming doesn’t exist.” (sweet treat, 1 house point)

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